Words! Words! Words!

Sadness, ‘high’ness, newness, and oldness

Posted by Phil Jamieson   Feb 3, 2022 10:30:00 AM

moon-pexels-pixabay-47367This is the day, in 1959, that the music died. Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper lost their lives in a tragic plane crash in Iowa. On this day in 1966, the first controlled landing of a spacecraft on the moon occurred (see below). In 2005, Alberto Gonzales became the first Hispanic U.S. attorney general. And in 1924, President Woodrow Wilson died. Let’s see if you can keep your word skills among the living, and even get them off the ground. Comprende, mi amigo?





How many did you get correct?


# Correct You...
10 know the link between the song Purple People Eater and the movie Hoosiers
8 to 9 know your Chantilly Lace from your Suzy Q
6 to 8 sew (or knit, or stitch, or embroider, or whatever)
5 definitely got number 8
2 to 4 think Woodrow Wilson made and sold tennis balls
0 to 1 figure they speak Latin in Latin America


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