Re: Bad Grammar Tariff -- Quiz Quilt 97

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To: ALL, From: ROBERT JEN Time: Wednesday, 8-15-7, 2:30
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In article ,
 Dustin Emhart  wrote:

> > What does the 'R' in SLR cameras stand for?
>
> REFLEX

Correct.

> > What is the fictitious locale of C.S. Lewis's "The Lion, the Witch,
> > and the Wardrobe"?
>
> NARNIA

Correct.

> > What country's name means "pure country" in Urdu?
>
> TIBET, though I figured this out once I got the quilt

Incorrect.

> > Who was the first divorced person to become U.S. President?
>
> Ronald REAGAN

Correct.

> > What was the 1972 Alfred Hitchcock movie about a necktie strangler?
>
> I have no clue, so I'm wild guessing. GREGORY

Incorrect.

> > Who was the coach of the Georgetown University basketball team when
> > it joined the Big East for the 1979-80 season?
>
> Well, it's not John Thompson, and I can't think of a ready answer that
> fits the pattern.

Ouch.  It was.

> Since the quilt, reading up through last letters, is SYNTAX.

Correct word but wrong position.  It's actually the sixth letters,
which lets THOMPSON fit.

Seven points.

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