Answers to Diana’s Quiz – May 2, 2015

  1. quiz A lawful blanket is a wife.  The slang term was used frequently in the 19th century.
  2.  The Russian word ‘mir’ means both ‘peace’ and world’.
  3.  A cheeseparer is a skinflint.
  4.  The acronym ‘ZIP’ in ZIP code stands for ‘Zone Improvement Plan’.
  5.  May 8, 2015, will be the 70th anniversary of VE Day, although it actually happened on May 7 in the Commonwealth countries.