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For sale: Reel mower, bistro set

Lee Valley 27-inch reel mower. Blade sharpening...

Diana’s Quiz – May 18, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The Alice Munro story,...

The Toonie Book Sale, May 1

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Diana’s Quiz – May 18, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The Alice Munro story, 'The Bear Came Over the Mountain', became what movie with a new title? 2.  What is the capital city of Slovakia? 3.  How many...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – May 11, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  ''First do no harm'' are the first words of the Hippocratic Oath.   The vow, ''I will abstain from all intentional wrong-doing and harm'' was another way...

Diana’s Quiz – May 11, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  What is the source of ''First do no harm''? 2.  What was actor Jim Carrey's first appearance on CBC-TV? 3.  What is the richest metropolitan area in the...

Diana’s Quiz – January 27, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  What is the Wolf Moon? 2.  How many babies are born daily every year? 3.  What is Hezbollah? 4.  Why is gypsum a...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – January 20, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  Canada has 750 lighthouses, 51 of which are staffed. 2.  Cuzco, Peru, was the capital of the ancient Incas. 3.  The "hat"...

Diana’s Quiz – January 20, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  How many staffed lighthouses are there currently in Canada? 2.  What was the capital of the Inca Empire? 3.  What is a new...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – January 13, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The proposed new name for Dundas Square in Toronto is Sankofa Square, from the Ghanaian language Twi: ''to retrieve", implying '''to...

Diana’s Quiz – January 13, 2024

by Diana Filer 1  What is the new name for Dundas Square in Toronto? 2.  "Do not go gentle into that good night" is the title and...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – January 6, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  Balthazar is the name of the third wise man. 2.  Gnawa music originated in Morocco with the Gnawa tribe.  It mixes classical...

Diana’s Quiz – January 6, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The names of the three wise men were Gaspar, Melchior and who? 2.  What is gnawa music? 3.  What were the first candles made...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – December 30, 2023

by Diana Filer 1.  Bonar Law, of Kingston, NB, was Prime Minister of Great Britain from October 23, 1922, until May 20.1923. 2.  The first message of...

Diana’s Quiz – December 30, 2023

by Diana Filer 1.  Which Canadian was once the Prime Minister of Great Britain? 2.  What was the first message sent by Morse Code? 3.  What is the...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – Decmeber 23, 2023

by Diana Filer 1.  Irving Berlin's 'White Christmas' sung by Bing Crosby for the 1942 movie Holiday Inn, is the first secular Christmas pop song. 2. ...

Diana’s Quiz – December 23, 2023

by Diana Filer 1.  What is considered to be the first secular Christmas song that became a hit? 2.  What are the WPHL? 3.  How many countries...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – December 16, 2023

by Diana Filer 1.  The original 'muffin man' of the children's rhyme was considered to be Frederick Thomas Lynwood, a 16th century pastry chef who...

Diana’s Quiz – December 16, 2023

by Diana Filer 1.  Who was 'The Muffin Man Who Lives on Drury Lane' in the children's ditty? 2.  What is the fastest fish in the...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – December 9, 2023

by Diana Filer 1. Cindy Woodhouse is the new Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. 2.  The Word of the Year according to the OED,...

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