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Post  rabbithutch on 4/5/2014, 6:06 pm

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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 be ginning 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.
 


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Re: Answers to Today's Quiz

Post  km87508 on 4/19/2014, 9:08 pm

#5 blew my mind! Thanks for the post. Smile
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Post  plantoid on 4/20/2014, 12:17 pm

Hmmmm .

I'm obviously a bit mentally disturbed   Laughing  I have some answers to add

*1
Pistol duelling at dawn .

* 2

All of North America's land marks as the gap between Europe & it increases an inch or two each year. The Eurasian land mass is static apparently .

*3

Never heard of chives , ever lasting onions , perennial garlics , Chou d' Au Benton ( a form of perennial kale ) & cross cut stalk cabbages that can grow new veg for a couples of years so long as you don't cull the whole plant ?

 Rhubarb often dies if you harvest it too hard and leave less than four leaves & stalks on it .
 
* 6  
Dwyle as in Dwyle flonking .
A revival of an olde tyme art where the person with the Dwyle ( a square yard of linen cloth soaked in stale beer )  on a broom stick , flonks ( flings it off the broom stick )   at an opponent three or so  brooms sticks away . A flonk is scored if it hits to opponent and wraps around their face/head .

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Wot ...... No full stop . Laughing 

*8
Cooked lettuce is often sold  as part of a meal in all manner of restaurants though it is most often found in the vegie type ones ..often served with egg dishes wilted or cooked like spinach as a side dish or included as in a quiche

*9 

Synthetic Wellington boots / galoshes ( not natural rubber ones ) & of course sabots ( clogs ) & slip on's ( no laces or straps )
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Post  rabbithutch on 4/20/2014, 12:24 pm

I had never heard of Dwyle Flonking.  Sounds like one of those things that happens after the second keg is tapped.
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Re: Answers to Today's Quiz

Post  Goosegirl on 4/20/2014, 12:30 pm

lol! lol! lol! Plantoid & Rabbithutch!
 funny post 's

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Post  boffer on 4/20/2014, 12:31 pm

I think you're on to something, RH!  



Chatting with plantoid over the past few years has been quite a learning experience!  praise
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Re: Answers to Today's Quiz

Post  Goosegirl on 4/20/2014, 12:47 pm

You left out the best rules Plantoid!  

1.  If the dwyle misses someone completely, the flonker has to down an ale-filled chamber pot (gazunder, as in goes-under the bed) before the dwyle is passed completely around the circle of girters while they chant "pot, pot, pot!"

2.  Points are awarded as follows:

+3: a "wanton" - a direct hit on a girter's head
+2: a "morther" or "marther" - a body hit
+1: a "ripple" or "ripper" - a leg hit
-1 per sober person at the end of the game

 rofl 

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Post  boffer on 4/20/2014, 12:52 pm

I'm kinda glad that the colonists left that sport behind!  Razz 

(Or maybe college frat houses do the same thing by another name!)
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Post  rabbithutch on 4/20/2014, 1:13 pm

lol!
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Post  llama momma on 4/20/2014, 2:26 pm

Sometimes for unknown reasons I'll read a thread from the bottom of the page and work my way  up.  This page really scrambled my head for a bit!
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Re: Answers to Today's Quiz

Post  sanderson on 4/20/2014, 3:21 pm

@boffer wrote:

Chatting with plantoid over the past few years has been quite a learning experience!  praise

Chatting in just one year is a learning experience!
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Re: Answers to Today's Quiz

Post  plantoid on 4/20/2014, 6:44 pm

@rabbithutch wrote:I had never heard of Dwyle Flonking.  Sounds like one of those things that happens after the second keg is tapped.

I think it ends when the second keg is empty as they often hold 88 pints .
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