SPRING HAS SPRUNG
ITS TIME TO START THINKING
ABOUT SUMMER FUN.
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"Let's all be careful out there!"
1. Name the one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends.If you didn't do well, that's okay. Just turn off your 'puter and go back to watching those "educational" reality TV programs everyone is so fond of.
Boxing2. What famous North American landmark is constantly moving backward?
Niagara Falls3. Of all 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?
(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)
Asparagus and rhubarb4. What fruit has its seeds on the outside?
Strawberry5. In many liquor stores, 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?
It grew 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.
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
Dwarf, dwell and dwindle7. There are 14 punctuation marks in English grammar.
Can you name at least half of them?Period, comma, colon, semicolon, dash, hyphen, apostrophe,question mark, exclamation point, quotation mark, brackets, parenthesis, braces, and ellip ses8. Name the only vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form except fresh.
Lettuce9. Name 6 or more things that you can wear on your feet beginning with the letter 'S.'
Shoes, socks, sandals, sneakers, slippers, skis, skates, snowshoes, stockings, stilts
Those who fail to learn history correctly--
Why they are simply doomed.