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Old 01 January 2013, 08:49 PM
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I guess the usual poster is on vacation.
Yep, I was on vacation. But before I look up the answers to post them, here are my guesses for last week (I think they should have at least one attempt, otherwise it would just be pathetic)!

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1. What holiday symbol is easily recognized by its colorful bracts?
Poinsettias

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2. The historical Saint Nicholas was the Bishop of Myra, a city located in what is today the Antalya Province of what nation?
Turkey (Thanks History Channel's the Real Story of Christmas!)

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3. The hybrid holiday Chrismukkah was popularized on a December 3, 2003 episode of what TV drama?
No idea

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4. What Christmas character is accused of being "an undigested bit of beef, a blot of mustard, a crumb of cheese, a fragment of an underdone potato"?
The late, lamented Jacob Marley

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5. Of the four major North American sports organizations, what's the only one that schedules an annual slate of a few games on Christmas Day?
No idea (Sports question!)

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6. Who resigned from his presidency on Christmas Day 1991, leading to the dissolution of his nation the following day?
I would that that would have to be Gorbachev.

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7. What unusual distinction is shared by all these animals? Beetles, cats, moths, prawns, rat snakes, salamanders, sharks, swallowtail butterflies.
No idea, again.

MacLloyd