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Ohio & Wisconsin?




One of my all-time favorite movies.
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Do we need a clue?
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Yes

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The Deer Hunter (Google image search is a good thing!)

What is the largest organ of the human body?
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The liver


Why is a dandelion called a dandelion?
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The skin.

 

 

What defines the outer limit of the Solar System?

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Margd, we've overlapped. Surely skin is not an organ?
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Yep.  The skin is an organ.  It's just not an internal organ.  http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/health-and-human-body/human-body/skin-article/

 

 

How about we answer each other's questions?

 

 

A dandelion gets its name from the French term   “dent de lion” meaning lion's tooth, referring to the coarsely-toothed leaves. 

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  Oort  Cloud  :jump:    Rookie here...this defines the solar system.

                                       Boundary is heliosphere

 

 

 

 

           Margaret keane and husband Walter  Big eyed paintings of the 60's

Walter was asked to paint somewhere to prove he was the artist where was this?

post #310 of 344
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in court?

What is the etymology of cul de sac?
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  Oort  Cloud  :jump:    Rookie here...this defines the solar system.

                                       Boundary is heliosphere

 

 

 

 

           Margaret keane and husband Walter  Big eyed paintings of the 60's

Walter was asked to paint somewhere to prove he was the artist where was this?


​In court, in Hawaii.

 

What U.S. States used to be independent nations?

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I already correctly answered the question on the Keanes so my question of what is the etymology of cul de sac has to go next.
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Oops.

 

Bottom of a sack, backside, etc. From the French.

 

What U.S. States used to be independent nations?

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Texas, Hawaii and Vermont

 

 

Where did the moon come from?

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From the collision of two protoplanets. Whatever the heck they are.

For whose funeral did the cranes of the London docklands lower in synchronicity as a sign of respect?
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Winston Churchill

 

Who was considered the mother of all cats in ancient Egypt?

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Bastet

 

 

In Navajo mythology, who are the four holy women who stand at the different directions on earth?

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Earth woman

Corn woman

Mountain woman

Water woman

 

The Museum of Modern Art in NYC hung what artist's painting upside down for 47 days before an art student noticed?

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Henri Matisse's Le Bateau

 

 

 

What is another name for the painting La Gioconda?

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Earth woman

Corn woman

Mountain woman

Water woman

 

The Museum of Modern Art in NYC hung what artist's painting upside down for 47 days before an art student noticed?

Henri Matisse! Had to look that one up.

 

Here's the picture, which I got from Wikipedia:

 

 

 

I wouldn't have known it was upside down, either.

 

What's the tallest mountain in the world in terms of overall height from base to summit. It's NOT Mt. Everest.


 

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Henri Matisse's Le Bateau

 

 

 

What is another name for the painting La Gioconda?


Mona Lisa!

 

What other famous work has the same name? It's not a painting.

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The tallest mountain on earth from base to summit is the volcano Mauna Kea.

 

 

I give up on the other Mona Lisa! 

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The tallest mountain on earth from base to summit is the volcano Mauna Kea.

 

 

I give up on the other Mona Lisa! 


​It's an opera! (Who knew? I didn't either - found that looking for Mona Lisa!)

 

What continent has the lowest average elevation?

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Australia

 

On what day of the week do the most bank robberies happen?

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Friday

 

How many crocus flowers does it take to make a pound of saffron?

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50,000

 

What is the only eusocial mammal?

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The mole rat

 

 

What is this a photo of?

 

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Mimas, a moon of Saturn.

 

What is the etymology of the word "jaywalker"? 

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Mimas, a moon of Saturn.

 

What is the etymology of the word "jaywalker"? 


​It was used to denote someone who was a "hick" or a "rube" too dumb/unsophisticated etc. to stay out of the street where newfangled automobiles began to take over, about 100 years ago. (Time flies!)

 

Here's a pic of jaywalkers in Manhattan, 1973. Brazen, aren't they?

 

 


 

 

Marie Antionette was not French. What nationality was she?

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Austrian

 

When and why did Persia become Iran?

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