ice R. saw some oxymorons that were “pretty ugly” and =
e-mailed asking if I could make them a Grif.Net blog post. Of =
course, thought Bob with “eloquent silence”, it would be =
hard to put them in a sentence. So I gave her a “definite =
maybe” even if I couldn’t give her an “exact =
estimate” of when I would post it since I’ve been in =
NSWERS TO WISCONSIN TRIVIA~~
What is Wisconsin’s official State Instrument?
State dance (polka) is listed with the accordion, considered by some =
the official instrument
What was once legally required in Wisconsin to serve with apple =
ese (usually cheddar)
What political party was born in Rippon, Wisconsin?
What yellow/black football fan favorite is made in Baraboo, =
tsburgh Steeler’s Terrible Towels are made there
For what medicinal herb does Wisconsin harvest 95% of country’s =
What percentage of Wisconsin’s milk is used for cheese?
What food outsells hot dogs at Miller Park (baseball stadium of the =
Watertown, Wisconsin is famous for the first of what educational =
What major development in typing was invented in Kenosha, =
Willows, Wisconsin, is the hometown of what fashion icon?
bie Millicent Roberts (the Barbie doll)
What is Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, “capital of the world” =
100,000 people ‘flood’ Warren, Wisconsin (population: 400) =
every year for the this festival.
nberry Festival (CranFest)
What nickname did Wisconsin earn from its early lead =
ger State (as they dug into the cliffs like the animal for shelter in =
What 20 pound item fell from the sky in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, for which =
they now have an annual festival?
What popular dessert was invented in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, at the =
Washington House in 1881?
ice cream sundae was served in Two Rivers, Wisconsin in =
What famous naturalist and mountaineer spent his youth on Fountain Lake =
Farm near Portage, Wisconsin?
What was banned from sale or use in Wisconsin from 1895 to 1967 =
and still cannot be served in a restaurant unless specifically ordered =
by the customer?
Richland Center, Wisconsin, was home to which of America’s great =
nk Lloyd Wright
What news satirical publication was founded in Madison, Wisconsin, in =
We know “On Wisconsin” as a football fight song. When did =
that original slogan first appear?
the Battle of Missionary Ridge (Chattanooga) during the Civil =
us 20a. Who coined the phrase “On Wisconsin” and what was =
on soldier Arthur MacArthur, Jr. grabbed the colors and charged. He was =
awarded the Medal of Honor. He was father of Gen Douglas MacArthur =
of World War II
us 20b. What was the original name of the Tune to this fight song that =
was rejected by the University?
e was “Minnesota, Minnesota” – rejected by the =
University of Minnesota; later called by John Philip Sousa the greatest =
marching song for a college
Dr Bob Griffin =
Knows Me, This I Love!"