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1. In 1921, Jesse G Kirby and Rueben W. Jackson opened the Kirby’s Pig Stand in Dallas. They allowed a specific section of lazy people to use this unique facility, thereby heralding a new beginning to fast food. What concept, now seen in most parts of the world, did this restaurant start?
2. Between the years 1920 and 1933, the U.S. Government allowed what alcohol drink (specific answer, will go easy on spelling) to be sold through pharmacies and, as a result, Walgreens grew from 20 retail stores to almost 400?
3. The Gambia is a country in West Africa that is the smallest in mainland Africa. But for the coastline of about 80 km on the Atlantic Ocean, it is geographically surrounded by what country?
4. When translated to Latin, what is the first Latin word that appears to translate the Mass for the Dead liturgy “Grant them eternal rest, O Lord….”?
5. James J. Braddock had an impressive run and won the world heavyweight title against the odds in 1935 when he fought Max Baer. For his unlikely feat, he was given what nickname? (Hint: Russell Crowe) (PIC)
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