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Swearing to tell "the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth" dates back to English Common Law. Interestingly enough, there were no penalties for perjury until the 1600s; prior to that time, it was believed that the fear of God’s wrath was en

Swearing to tell "the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth" dates back to English Common Law. Interestingly enough, there were no penalties for perjury until the 1600s; prior to that time, it was believed that the fear of God’s wrath was enough to keep witnesses honest.

Who said it: Ed, Ed or Eddie?

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This quiz is simple: the following quotes are either from a variety show host, an 80's rock star or a talking horse. Can you identify whether the quote came from Ed Sullivan, Eddie Money or Mr. Ed?

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In real life, Phylicia Rashad from <em>The Cosby Show</em> is only ten years older than Sabrina Labeauf, who portrayed her eldest TV daughter, Sondra.

In real life, Phylicia Rashad from The Cosby Show is only ten years older than Sabrina Labeauf, who portrayed her eldest TV daughter, Sondra.

The State Nicknames Quiz

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Just how well do you know your states? Are you on a nickname basis? Let’s find out.

5 Questions: Roman Numerals?

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Name All The States With Coastal Borders

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Twenty-three states border either the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean or Gulf of Mexico. Can you name them in three minutes?

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5 Questions: Where Are You?

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Marx Brothers Films

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The Marx Brothers were a quartet (later a trio) of comedians whose films helped define the comedy genre for decades. The group performed in 14 different feature-length films. Given five minutes, how many of them can you name? The clock starts when you key in your first entry. Good luck!

President Jackson established the spoils system, the system of patronage that dominated political appointments throughout the nineteenth century, and even cost one President (Garfield) his life.

President Jackson established the spoils system, the system of patronage that dominated political appointments throughout the nineteenth century, and even cost one President (Garfield) his life.

The Sitcom Setting Quiz

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Some shows are inextricably linked with their settings, like Seinfeld and New York, or Cheers and Boston. But other TV families could have lived just about anywhere. Do you remember where these 15 sitcoms called home?

Presidential Nickname or Professional Wrestler?

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Some of our nicknames for presidents make our commanders-in-chief sound like they should be wearing tights and a cape while applying figure four leg locks to rival heads of state. Can you tell the difference between a presidential nickname and a professional wrestler? When you're done, let us know how you did, or share your favorite presidential nickname.

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