Category: Diversions

quizzes, puzzles and tricks

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1. If water flows, then what holds sandcastles together? 2. Sunset – shorter or longer waves scattered? 3. Speed of sound in mph? 4. A practical use for capillary action? 5. What’s cavitation? Common with foils. 6. Common name for…

Callooh Callay

It’s not been a good weekend, since Friday actually, nothing mega-disastrous like a heart attack but just frustration beyond.  People let you down the whole time. Had a call just now which showed a definite upturn, [more below], plus this:…

Sunday home report

No, not the caretaker govts and so on (boycott Walker’s crisps) but really home, like here. Big boat moves today (no, not launching) but all the same, took a lot yesterday. The bstd teed up to help me put up…

Crab Rangoon

Some decades back in Oz, there was a drink which aped alcohol and the slogan was: “The drink you have when you’re not drinking,” or similar. Firm was Clayton’s and for a while, anything ersatz was a Clayton’s [fill in…

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1. Whats dot dot dot dash in morse code? 2. What’s boanthropy? 3. How are baked beans cooked? 4. What’s the Maillard Reaction? 5. Name one snack food hyperbolic paraboloid shape. 6. Melanistic animals are what? 7. Who’s Bluetooth named…