Trivia Contest Winners
April 1997 - The winner is John Sessoms
- One Tin Soldier - Silly theme song from the silly move "Billy Jack"
- Fort Stinkin' Desert - Firesign Theater - Temporarily Humbolt County
- Fat Freddy's Cat - Gilbert Shelton underground cartoon - Part of the
Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers comix.
- Chocolate Covered Cotton - From Catch-22. Milo Minderbinder purchased
the entire crop of Egyptian cotton and couldn't get rid of it. He tried
covering it with chocolate and serving it in the mess halls.
- Braunstein Freres is still unguessed and will carry
over to the next quiz.
- "Don't follow the balls when they make the street" - Also Firesign Theater
Part of a Deputy Dan skit.
- Fire in the Lake - A saying from the ancient Chinese text "I Ching" Also
a book about the thousand year conflict in Vietnam.
- Charles Harrelson - Woody's father. Dixie Mafia hitman. Convicted of
killing a federal judge in 1979 in Texas. Also, I'm told, suspected of
possibly being on a certain grassy knoll...
- Charles Whitman - Kooky college kid who's idea of a prank was to climb a
tower and at the University of Texas and shoot people. Turns out he had
been eating what passes for BBQ in Texas.
- "The comic that PLUGS YOU IN" - Zap comix. One of the more famous
by R. Crumb.
Q: (May 1996) What is the significance of the word "Faversham" on my home page?
A: from email@example.com (didymos)
>"Faversham" was the name of a servant at the castle that Jed Clampett
>came into ownership of. However, when he announced his name, the
>Clampetts took it to be an English salutation.
And the conversation went something like this:
Jed Clampett: Howdy, Mr. Butler
Mr. Faversham: Faversham, Sir.
Jed Clampett: Faversham to you too!