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    reveal's Daily Trivia 1.8.19

    1) According to Salvador Dali, what served as the inspiration for the melting clocks in his painting The Persistence of Memory?

    2) When did water polo become an Olympic sport?
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    1) I'm guessing that it may have been some large clock in a train station, maybe in Paris.
    "When the subway jerks, it's the fixed stars that throw you down."

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    2) Right after they figured out how to keep the horses from drowning in those Olympic-sized pools.

    Dark the stars and dark the moon
    Hush the night and the morning loon
    Tell the horses and beat on your drum
    Gone their master, gone their son.

    Dark the oceans, dark the sky
    Hush the whales and the ocean tide
    Tell the salt marsh and beat on your drum
    Gone their master, gone their son.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Palaralae View Post
    2) Right after they figured out how to keep the horses from drowning in those Olympic-sized pools.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Palaralae View Post
    2) Right after they figured out how to keep the horses from drowning in those Olympic-sized pools.
    Foolish woman, don't you know water polo is played on sea horses?

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    1) Dali claimed they were inspired by a Camembert cheese he saw melting in the sun.
    2) 1900. Water polo was first featured at the Olympics during the 1900 Paris games, which were held as part of the World’s Fair.
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