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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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  Tuesday 11/29 5:45PM @ Gladstone High School       Friday 12/2 6:15PM vs. Manistique High School       Tuesday 12/6 TBA @ Escanaba High School       Tuesday 12/13 6:15PM vs. Munising High School       Friday 12/16 6:30PM @ Norway High School       Tuesday 12/20 6:15PM vs. […]

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Saturday 12/3 10:00AM vs. Escanaba High School (at Iron Mountain) Saturday 12/10 11:00AM vs. Menominee High School (At Marquette) Saturday 12/17 10:00AM vs. Escanaba High School (At Country Lanes) Saturday 1/7 11:00AM @ Westwood High School (At L’Anse) Saturday 1/14 11:00AM @ Marquette Senior High School (at Escanaba & Gladstone) Saturday 1/21 11:00AM @ L’Anse […]

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Thursday 12/8 6:30PM @ Iron Mountain High School (Mqt./Gladstone) Thursday 12/15 6:30PM @ Norway High School Saturday 12/17 8:30AM @ Marquette Senior High School (The Marquette Challenge) Thursday 1/5 4:00PM @ Kingsford High School (With Kingsford/West Iron/Gladstone) Saturday 1/7 10:00AM @ Escanaba High School (Escanaba Invite) Wednesday 1/11 5:30PM @ Marquette Senior High School (Mqt […]

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