Down Memory Lane

The Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas, The Temptations, and Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, all in the same picture. Thanks SZS.

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No cheating allowed…

Thank You Cousin Marilyn Levine for sharing.

There are only
nine questions.This
is a quiz for people who know everything
!


I found out in a hurry that I didn’t. These are not trick
questions.

They are straight questions with
straight answers
.

1. Name the one
sport in which neither the spectators nor the
participants know the score or the leader until the
contest ends.

2. What famous
North American landmark is constantly moving
backward?

3. Of all
vegetables, only two can live to produce on their own
for several growing seasons. All other vegetables must
be replanted every year. What are the only two
perennial vegetables?

4. What fruit
has its seeds on the outside?

5. In many
liquor stores, you can buy pear brandy, with a real
pear inside the bottle. The pear is whole and ripe,
and the bottle is genuine; it hasn’t been cut in any
way. How did the pear get inside the
bottle?

6. Only three
words in standard English begin with the letters ‘ dw’
and they are all common words. Name two of
them.

7. There are 14
punctuation marks in English grammar. Can you name at
least half of them?

8. Name the only
vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen, canned,
processed, cooked, or in any other form except
fresh
.

9. Name 6 or
more things that you can wear on your feet beginning
with the letter ‘S
.’

Answers


To Quiz:

1. The one sport
in which neither the spectators nor the participants
know the score or the leader until the contest ends:
Boxing.

2. North
American landmark constantly moving
backward:Niagara
Falls .. The rim is worn down about two and a half
feet each year because of the millions of gallons of
water that rush over it every minute.

3. Only two
vegetables that can live to produce on their own for
several growing seasons: Asparagus
and rhubarb.

4. The fruit
with its seeds on the outside:

Strawberry.

5. How did the
pear get inside the brandy bottle? It
grew inside the bottle. The bottles are placed over
pear buds when they are small, and are wired in place
on the tree. The bottle is left in place for the
entire growing season. When the pears are ripe, they
are snipped off at the stems.

6. Three English
words beginning with dw: Dwarf,
dwell and dwindle…

7. Fourteen
punctuation marks in English grammar: Period,
comma, colon, semicolon, dash, hyphen, apostrophe,
question mark, exclamation point, quotation mark,
brackets, parenthesis, braces, and
ellipses.

8. The only
vegetable or fruit never sold frozen, canned,
processed, cooked, or in any other form but fresh:
Lettuce.

9. Six or more
things you can wear on your feet beginning with
‘S’:Shoes,
socks, sandals, sneakers, slippers, skis, skates,
snowshoes, stockings, stilts.

PLEASE DO YOUR
PART;

Today is
National Mental Health Day.
You can do your part
by remembering to

send this e-mail
to at least one genius challenged
person. Okay, my job’s
done!

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Valentine’s brunch at Valentine’s Day brunch in Matheson Hammock Park, Miami. Red Fish by Adrianne

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