Answers to Diana’s Quiz: March 2, 2019


  1. Some Buddhists do not eat garlic because it ‘excites the senses’.  Eaten raw, it is claimed to cause distemper; cooked, thought to be an aphrodisiac.  In both cases, garlic would ‘disturb a peaceful mind’.
  2. A Haiku is a Japanese poetic form composed of 5,7 and 5 syllables traditionally.
  3. Yellowknife, NWT, is currently, according to its trademarked slogan, ‘The Diamond Capital of North America’
  4. Puglaas is the Kwakwaka’wakw name of Jody Wilson-Raybould.  In English it means roughly ‘born of noble people’.
  5. There are just over 28 grams in an ounce.