Today’s Trivia

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Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

 

North Korea demanded that the Czech Republic ban “Team America: World Police” back in 2004 – the Czech foreign minister simply said “obviously it’s absurd to demand that in a democratic country”. (source)

 

Theodore Roosevelt was blinded in one eye during a boxing match while still in office. (source)

 

Some ancient mummies have clogged arteries – so you can’t blame it all on McDonald’s and office work. (source)

 

“whitehouse.com” was a porn site up until just a few years ago. Not any more, I checked. (source)

 

The term ‘White Elephant’ actually comes from quite a literal activity out of Thailand. (source)

 


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  • Michael

    Charlie Chaplin in the Great Dictator, satirising Adolf Hitler the notorious dictator of the time. Link to 1.

    • James Howlett

      Yep – what happened to us that now we can’t do this sort of thing?

  • Nechtan

    Great Dictator link to Great Leader of North Korea (item1)?

  • knight

    President Franklin Roosevelt sent his representstive Harry Hopkins to Charlie Chaplin to encourage him to make the filmThe Great Dictator. Roosevelt name, link to 2

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