The Son of the last of a long line of thinkers. (delascabezas) wrote,
The Son of the last of a long line of thinkers.
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history and lit queez

all you people who consider the the mags at the checkout line at the local c-town "educational reading" and don't know Byron from Bradjelina should probably skip this one.

Poll #754629 quiz title

What kind of person is a "buttinski"?

Which dramatist wrote the words "Cowards die many times before their deaths"? Bonus for the work.

What is a "martinet"?

What kind of animal is a "Dutch nightingale"?

The dodo was a large bird native to which country? (hint, it starts with a 'M')

Who wrote the poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" ?

How many faces did the Roman deity Janus have?

What is a "dotard"?

Which American politician was known as "the Illinois gorilla" and "the original gorilla"?

What famous American author's first book was published when he was 18, after running away to Boston, before joining the army? Bonus if you know the title of the book.

When writing in English, what is the name of the dot over the lower-case letter "i"?

Who was the author of the first political cartoon in the US?



As Falstaff would say, if he were me, and alive today:
"There is not enough gin in all of Christendom to temper the embers of my anger, nor drown the flailing of my sorrow."

Enjoy your weekends.

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