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Almonte in Concert, ‘Christmas with Quartom’ — December 3

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Diana’s Quiz – November 26, 2022

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Diana's QuizAnswers to Diana's Quiz - May 10, 2014

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – May 10, 2014

quiz1.  The Turks and Caicos Islands, part of the Antilles group, are closely associated with Canada.

2.  McCarthyism is another term for political witch hunting.

3.  Chicken Tetrazzini was named for Italian soprano Luisa Tetrazzini.  Another dish is Diva Renee au Chocolat, named for American soprano Renee Fleming in 1999 at renowned chef Daniel Boulud’s restaurant in New York City.

4.  Bowdlerism is a prudish expurgation of a literary work, undertaken by Dr Thomas Bowdler, an English physician and philanthropist.  His best-known work is an expurgated edition of Shakespeare.

5.  Moccasin, the tradition footwear of many First Nations peoples, comes from the Algonquin language.

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