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Panama Hats come from Ecuador. Cat gut comes from animals intestines I.E. sheep, horses.
King George VI's nickname was Bertie, he had a lisp.
an airplane's black box is not black - usually day-glow orange or D.G. orange striped with white
Quote from: rosalind dna on 04/06/2008 00:51:29Panama Hats come from Ecuador. Cat gut comes from animals intestines I.E. sheep, horses. Where are the rest of your answers?QuoteKing George VI's nickname was Bertie, he had a lisp. It was a stammer, not a lisp.
How long did the Hundred Years' War last?
In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?
The Canary Islands in the Atlantic are named after which creature?
What colour is a purple finch?
Where are Chinese gooseberries from?
Quote from: JimBob on 04/06/2008 00:26:34an airplane's black box is not black - usually day-glow orange or D.G. orange striped with whiteIs that the only 1 you can answer? Pathetic!
Rosalind, Care to guess again about the Canary Isles? Here's a hint, none of the answers is as obvious as it looks.My answers are1 not 100 years.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hundred_Years'_War2 not Panama.3 not cats. 4 not October5 Not camelsand so on.
Rosalind may have answered more than 1 question incorrectly.
People started to call all islands "the Islands of Canaria", from which they were later called "Canary Islands". Again, here we are told that the name derives probably from a north African tribe (the Canarii) or possibly the Latin term Insularia Canaria meaning Island of the Dogs. Take your pick!