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Old 01-28-2012, 07:39 AM   #1
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Saturday JEOPARDY

Saturday JEOPARDY
Highlight between the brackets to see the "question"........


JEOPARDY- Let's cross that bridge..........
1. ($400)- This type of bridge that protected castles is used to permit river traffic... ...
[what is a drawbridge? (acceptable: "bascule") ]
2. ($1200)- Clevelander Hart Crane's poem, "the Bridge" praises this one across New York
City's East River...
[ what is the Brooklyn Bridge? ]
3. ($2000)-the river crossed by the Allenby, or King Hussein bridge ...
[what is the Jordan ? ]

Double JEOPARDY- When we come to _it_!!
4.($800)-A Catcher's Catcher ...
[what is a mitt? ]
5. ($2400)-"Quick" ones are fast with a joke, "Half" ones don't get it ...
[what are wits ? ]
6. ($4000)-Something moving in irregular bursts goes in these "and starts" ...
[what are fits? ]

Final JEOPARDY- American Literature
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"NATURE", an 1836 essay by this transcendalist and friend of Henry David Thoreau,
was published anonymously ...
[ who is Ralph Waldo Emerson? ]

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I know my bridges, got the "it's" and RWE is one of my favorites. I slayed today! Thanks, LT!
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Old 01-29-2012, 12:57 AM   #3
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The only one I really missed was #3 because I misread the question. I might have gotten it, but I can't be sure.
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Old 01-29-2012, 01:10 AM   #4
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The only one I really missed was #3 because I misread the question. I might have gotten it, but I can't be sure.
That happens to me all the time...mostly when I'm trying to remember the code to clock out at work...
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