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Candy canes date back to the 1600’s according to some, and they’ve been part of Christmas since the 1800’s.    They however have come in several types over time.

QUESTION:

When did we begin to see what is now the traditional red & white striped candy cane?
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On this date in history… On December 3, 1927, the first Laurel and Hardy film, Putting Pants on Phillip, was released.

QUESTION:

How many films did the team of Laurel and Hardy appear in?

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On this date in history… On November 19, 1969, Apollo 12 Astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean became the third and fourth humans to walk on the moon.

 

QUESTION:

In total, how many people have walked on the moon?

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If you follow social media you’ll note that the Red Holiday Cup of Starbucks created a big brew-ha-ha among those with nothing better to do, claiming that Starbucks is at war with Christmas and by extension Christians for not have more traditional holiday fair.  The cup in question is solid red with the green Starbucks logo on it.

Well today a competitor announced it’s rolling out a very holiday themed cup for the season and those who didn’t like the Starbucks cup see to like this one.

QUESTION:

Our question tonight, name that competitor with the more favorable cup?
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The longest street in Los Angeles is Sepulveda Boulevard which runs for 26.4 miles through the city.

QUESTION:

How long is the shortest street in Los Angeles?

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Is it a coincidence the Internet’s Birthday and National Cat Day are the same day?  Probably.  But the Internet was almost called the Catenet (pronounced “cat-en-et”) a term that came from the word catenated, which means to link together in a connected series.

Anyway, today is National Cat Day and the Internet’s Birthday.

 QUESTION:

How old is the Internet?

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It was announced this week that an Ann-Arbor company has  introduced the first purpose-built vehicle aimed at revolutionizing pizza delivery.   The car is based upon a Chevy Spark  and has been optimized for Pizza Delivery.

QUESTION: How many pizza’s can it hold?

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