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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 - November 29, 2014

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – November 29, 2014

  1. quizHorology is the scientific study of time.
  2. Sean Michaels of Montreal won the $100,000 Giller Prize for his debut novel, Us  Conductors.  It is about the history of the theremin, the musical instrument played with the hands hovering over it, but not touching it.
  3. The board game Lexico became Scrabble in 1948.
  4. The Saskatchewan River flows into Lake Winnipeg.  The name derives from Kisiskaciwani-sipiy, the Cree for ‘swift flowing river’.
  5. Bucephalus was Alexander the Great’s war horse.

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