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Saturday 11-9-2013 Assortment

Saturday, November 09, 2013

Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Juneau.
Juneau who?
Juneau how long I’ve been waiting out here?
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What 1930 sports feat was dubbed the Impregnable Quadrilateral?

Golf great Bobby Jones’s never-duplicated triumph—winning all four major golf championships in the same calendar year. Grand Slam, a more lasting term used to describe Jones’s achievement, was borrowed from bridge.
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This Day In TV

Facts about Sesame Street, which debuted November 10, 1969

* Grover was originally green.

* Muppet game-show host Guy Smiley’s “real” name is Bernie Liederkrantz.

* Big Bird is a 98-inch golden condor and has 6,000 feathers (turkey feathers, dyed yellow).

* Most frequent “sponsor”: the letter B (210 episodes).

* The Count, born on October 9, 1830653 B.C., is roughly two million years old.
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First time the word vampire was used on the vampire show Dark Shadows: 410th episode.
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