1. What is a pince nez? The title of the Prince News except told by the guy with a really bad speech impediment 2. Who had the original telephone number Whitehall 1212? Well, George Washington of course! It was the kind on the wall, placed in the hall of the Whitehouse. 3. Who reportedly lived at 221B Baker Street? Basil the Mouse 4. What happened in Pudding Lane in 1666? The baker wanted to make the cake but forgot the flour so he inadvertently invented pudding! 5. Who resides at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue? An orange, evil troll who takes children and doesn’t like many people besides his own friends. 6. What happened on the 8th August 1963? The backlash of the incident on the 7th of August 1963 7. Who lost their head on 16th October 1793? One of the witches that lived in Salem Massachusetts, to be rid of her before Halloween. 8. What was in operation between April 3 1860 and October 24 1861 but failed due to bankruptcy? Probably a famous official that couldn’t go back to work after the operation. 9. What is the significance of The Golden Hind? It is the king’s or queen’s ass, but in a polite way of saying it. 10. Who was Spencer Perceval? The son of Mr. and Mrs. Perceval
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What musical group from the 1960s was known as “The Fab Four”?
What was the “British Invasion” in the 1960s?
What is Stephen King’s book, The Stand about?
What was the TV show, Breaking Bad about?
Exactly who was Kilroy?
What musical instrument is Phil Collins best known for playing?
According to Genesis 1, what happened on the seventh day?
What happened at the O.K. Corral?
According to Greek mythology, what was needed to cross the river Styx?
Why is October the tenth month rather than the eighth as its name implies? I don’t know, but I have always wondered this. Even September doesn’t work. October 10th is my sister’s birthday though.
Why is Halloween on October 31st? Because with all the candy you eat there would be no way to get through October if you were on a sugar-high. It is one of those long months that doesn’t have many holidays to break it up.
What exactly is Pumpkin Spice? It is the fall flavor for Dunkin.
How did the tradition of carving Jack-o’-lanterns start? It started because someone’s front light went out, so they figured they would get any trick-or-treaters so the grabbed the pumpkin off the steps, carved out a space big enough to hold a candle to light up their house. It worked then people thought it would be nice to have an autumn look to it.
Why are they called Jack-o’lanterns? Because Jack owned the lantern shop.
Why is National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo) in April when National Poetry Day is October 3rd? Because one lasts a month and one is only a one-day thing.
What is the big deal about Columbus Day? It is a day that most stores have some really good deals.
Why do kids trick-or-treat on Halloween? Because if they did it any other day that would be looked at funny and the parents would be to blame for their kids behavior.
According to at least one internet source, October 30th is National Candy Corn Day. Why? Because it is the only day that someone can stomach eating more than one or two.
What happens to all the candy corn that doesn’t get eaten? It is recycled as plastic bags and water bottles.