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5 Questions: Shoe Biz

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To assemble the Wizard's wardrobe for <em>The Wizard of Oz</em>, MGM costumers shopped at thrift stores to find clothes that projected "shabby gentility." In an incredible coincidence, the previous owner of the coat they purchased was <em>Wizard of Oz</e

To assemble the Wizard's wardrobe for The Wizard of Oz, MGM costumers shopped at thrift stores to find clothes that projected "shabby gentility." In an incredible coincidence, the previous owner of the coat they purchased was Wizard of Oz writer L. Frank Baum.

Brain Game: Math Square #183

Sandy Wood

Morning Cup of Links: One Little Change

Miss Cellania

5 Questions: Good Night, Nurse!

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As of 2007, only three quarterbacks have beaten every team in the NFL (the 31 other teams, not including their own); Brett Favre, Peyton Manning, and Tom Brady. Coincidently, they did it within a week of each other!

As of 2007, only three quarterbacks have beaten every team in the NFL (the 31 other teams, not including their own); Brett Favre, Peyton Manning, and Tom Brady. Coincidently, they did it within a week of each other!

The Soundtrack of Summer 1963

Meg Boeni

A lot may have changed in the last fifty years, but at least one rule of American popular culture has stayed the same: a hot summer needs a hot soundtrack.

5 Questions: Mad about You

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The highest score in a college football game was 222-0. It was the powerhouse Georgia Tech against Cumberland College, 1916. Ga. Tech's coach was John Heisman, whom the Heisman trophy is named after.

The highest score in a college football game was 222-0. It was the powerhouse Georgia Tech against Cumberland College, 1916. Ga. Tech's coach was John Heisman, whom the Heisman trophy is named after.

5 Questions: Not Warm

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Elvis was a big fan of Monty Python and would often act out the British comedy troupe's skits in front of friends.

Elvis was a big fan of Monty Python and would often act out the British comedy troupe's skits in front of friends.

A Million Little Humiliations: The Sports Scandals Quiz

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The sports pages are looking more and more like the police blotter, with wild charges from dogfighting to grand theft memorabilia. Baseball's greatest home run hitter is tied to steroids; football's greatest coach was caught cheating. Oh, and NBA games are fixed. But sports scandals are nothing new. How well do you remember incidents from yesteryear? Take the quiz, the let us know how you did.

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