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THURSDAY November 27

BODIES OF WATER

FIRST ENCOUNTERED IN 1648 BY A MAN BORN IN RUSSIA, IT WAS EVENTUALLY NAMED AFTER A MAN BORN IN DENMARK

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  • WEDNESDAY November 26 20th CENTURY NOVELS

    IN 1940 HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE FROM OKLAHOMA LYLE BOREN DENOUNCED IT AS A "DIRTY, LYING, FILTHY MANUSCRIPT"

    Reveal Correct Response

    WHAT IS "THE GRAPES OF WRATH"?

  • TUESDAY November 25 PEOPLE IN THE ARTS

    HE ONCE SAID, ";IT IS THROUGH FANTASY THAT CHILDREN ACHIEVE CATHARSIS. IT IS THE BEST MEANS THEY HAVE FOR TAMING WILD THINGS"

    Reveal Correct Response

    WHO IS MAURICE SENDAK?

  • MONDAY November 24 BRITISH MUSICMAKERS OF THE 90s

    ONE CRITIC CALLED THEM "A SOCIAL PHENOMENON", "THE MOST WIDELY RECOGNISED GROUP ...SINCE JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE & RINGO"

    Reveal Correct Response

    HO ARE THE SPICE GIRLS?

  • FRIDAY November 21 SHAKESPEAREAN GEOGRAPHY

    OF THE 5 CITIES MENTIONED IN SHAKESPEARE PLAY TITLES, IT'S THE ONLY ONE NOT FOUND IN EUROPE

    Reveal Correct Response

    WHAT IS TYRE?

  • THURSDAY November 20 20th CENTURY PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

    IN THIS YEAR, THERE WERE NO PRES's OR VPs RUNNING, BUT 3 OF THE 4 MEN ON THE 2 MAJOR PARTY BALLOTS WOULD BECOME PRESIDENT

    Reveal Correct Response

    WHAT IS 1920?