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MOVIE: Shrek ANSWER: ” You Know, Not Everybody Like Onions” WINNER:CHRIS When a green ogre called Shrek discovers his swamp has been ‘swamped’ with all sorts of fairytale creatures by the scheming Lord Farquaad, Shrek sets out, with a very loud donkey by his side, to ‘persuade’ Farquaad to give his swamp back. Instead, a […]

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Verb: Vulcanize (VUL-kuh-nyze) Definition: To subject to or to undergo the process of treating crude or synthetic rubber or similar plastic material chemically to give it useful properties (as elasticity, strength, and stability). Sample sentence: Manufacturers not only vulcanize tires, but also a wide range of articles, from hoses and hockey pucks to rubber bands […]

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Australian kids seem to stay slim and active if they go to bed early and get up early. Late risers, on the other hand, were 1.5 times more likely to become obese, almost twice as likely to be physically inactive, and 2.9 times more likely to sit in front of a screen – computer or […]

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MOVIE: The Marx Brothers Horse Feathers ANSWER: “Gee I Forgot It, I Better Come Outside With You” WINNER:GLORIA Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff is the new president of Huxley College. His cavalier attitude toward education is not reserved for his son Frank, who is seeing the college widow, Connie Bailey. Frank influences Wagstaff to recruit two […]

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Noun: Haberdasher (HAB-er-dash-er) Definition: 1. A dealer in notions. 2. A dealer in men’s clothing and accessories. Sample sentence: Mr. Watson planned to visit the haberdasher during the week to find some new shirts for his wardrobe.

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We’ve long known that high blood pressure is a primary risk factor for stroke, but new research suggests that blood pressure on the high end of normal can be a threat, too. This condition, called pre-hypertension, is diagnosed when the top blood pressure number (systolic) is between 120 and 139 mmHg and the low number […]

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Noun: Mountebank (MOUN-tih-bank) Definition: 1. A person who sells quack medicines from a platform. 2. A boastful unscrupulous pretender: a charlatan. Sample sentence: In his newspaper column, Gavin criticized the talk-radio host as “a mountebank whose ‘expert’ opinions and advice are complete hooey.”

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Getting enough sleep might help lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The link to sleep hasn’t been entirely proved yet, but a new study suggests that amyloid beta, a marker for Alzheimer’s disease measured in spinal fluid, rises and falls with the sleep cycle. Researchers at Washington University’s Sleep Medicine Center found that in healthy […]

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MOVIE: THE WATERBOY FINISH THE SENTENCE: “BECAUSE LITTLE GIRLS ARE THE DEVIL” WINNER:MARK 31-year-old waterboy, Bobby Boucher is constantly tormented by the team he works for until he is fired by the coach. He then finds a new coach to work for. Here he finds a new talent, tackling people by pretending they’re making fun […]

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    Recently, I ran into a friend at the grocery store.  She was lamenting the fact that she was bored with eating healthy and was at a loss as what she needed to do for dinner.  I shared with her what I’m sharing with you here, a quick – low calorie; high energy dish […]

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