Love Bytes, Issue #057-- Egghead
Quiz * Top 10 Romantic Movies * Romance Tip
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"Many a man has fallen in love with a girl in light so
dim he would not have chosen a suit by it."-
Think You're Smart? Try This Fun Egghead Test
This is a quiz for people who know everything! I found out in a hurry that
I don't. These are not trick questions, they are real questions with straight
1.) Name the one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know
the score or the leader until the contest ends.
2.) What famous North American landmark is constantly moving backward?
3.) Of all the vegetables, only two can live to produce on their own for several
growing seasons. All other vegetables must be replanted every year. What are the
only two perennial vegetables?
4.) What fruit has its seeds on the outside?
5.) You can buy pear brandy with a real pear inside the bottle. The pear is
whole and ripe, and the bottle is genuine; it hasn't been cut in any way. How
did the pear get inside the bottle?
6.) Only three words in standard English begin with the letters " dw" and they
are all common words. Name two of them.
7.) There are 14 punctuation marks in English grammar. Can you name at least
half of them?
8.) Name the only vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen, canned,
processed, cooked or served in any other form except fresh.
9.) Name 6 or more things that you can wear on your feet that begin with the
Answers To Quiz Below; No peeking!
Top 10 Romantic Movies of All
In the mood for
love: is Brief Encounter still the most romantic film ever?
Timeout.com, an upscale magazine which explores leisure activities in
major world-class cities, recently held a poll of its
readers, asking for votes for the most romantic picture
ever. The poll names Brief Encounter as the title most
likely to get your heart a-flutter.
But by our reckoning, the Time Out folk are cruising for
a bruising; when we came to the same conclusion three years
ago, the readers felt we'd done them wrong, and suggested
Casablanca was Mr Right when it came to romantic movies.
Do you feel the same? Has your taste for gin joints
endured over the past three years? Has Bogie has dropped out
of your top 10 altogether?
Still stuck for inspiration? Here's the film team's top
10 romantic movies, as of April 2013.
1) Brief Encounter
3) In The Mood For Love
4) Annie Hall
5) Before Sunrise
6) Madame De...
7) Notting Hill
9) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
10) When Harry Met Sally
Ice the champagne, rent a romantic flick, and snuggle up on
the couch with your honey.
Answers to Egghead Quiz
1.) The one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the
score or the leader until the contest ends. . . Boxing
2.) The North American landmark constantly moving backward is. . . Niagara Falls
(The rim is worn down about two and a half feet each year because of the
millions of gallons of water that rush over it every minute.)
3.) Only two vegetables can live to produce on their own for several growing
seasons. . . Asparagus and rhubarb
4.) The fruit with its seeds on the outside .. . Strawberry
5.) How did the pear get inside the brandy bottle? It grew inside the bottle.
(The bottles are placed over pear buds when they are small, and are wired in
place on the tree. The bottle is left in place for the entire growing season.
When the pears are ripe, they are snipped off at the stems.)
6.) The three English words beginning with dw. . . Dwarf, dwell and dwindle
7.) The fourteen punctuation marks in English grammar are the. . . Period,
comma, colon, semicolon, dash, hyphen, apostrophe, question mark, exclamation
point, quotation marks, brackets, braces, parenthesis, and ellipses.
8.) The only vegetable or fruit never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or
in any other form but fresh. . . Lettuce
9.) Six or more things you can wear on your feet beginning with "s". Shoes,
socks, sandals, sneakers, slippers, skis, skates, snowshoes, stockings, or
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