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Friday, December 22, 2006

The Friday Brain-teaser from Xrefer

The Friday Brain-teaser from Xrefer - this week: Hard Words. Answers here.

1. Where would you find a "spinnaker"?
2. What are the two usual ingredients of the drink which is called a "spritzer"?
3. In which country were the dogs called "Pekinese" or "Pekingese" developed?
4. What kinds of things are made or repaired by a "cooper"?
5. What is a "parquet floor" made of: tiles, bricks or pieces of wood?
6. In which country would you expect to find a kind of entertainment called "Kabuki"?
7. Is a "fulmar" a bird, a snake or a plant?
8. What is a "cheval glass"?
9. What is "hemiplegia"?
10. What is a "shadoof" or "shaduf"?

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