Nugget of Knowledge: True or False?


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) –  Are these statements true or false?  The answers are below.

  1. The game known as Yahtzee was first called The Yacht Game by a rich Canadian couple who invented the game to play it with friends on their yacht.
  2. In 1878, Henry Marcus Quackenbush invented the world’s first spring-loaded nutcracker.
  3. The cowboy hat, or Stetson, is known as the hat that won the west.
  4. During the production of “Toy Story Two,” a technician accidentally deleted all of the complete scenes. A pregnant designer for Pixar, working at home on maternity leave, had a copy. The move was saved!
  5. Prehistoric cave art found in Sicily suggests that belly dancing started as part of an ancient fertility ritual.
  6. The famous gunfight at the OK Corral in 1881 was actually fought over a woman.
  7. The human nose can produce as much as one quart of mucus a day.

  1. True
  2. True
  3. False (it was the Bowler)
  4. True
  5. True
  6. Not True… Virgil Earp, his brothers, and Doc Holiday faced off in Tombstone, Arizona to take some cowboy’s guns away from them.
  7. True

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