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PostPosted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:53 pm 
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According to Good Housekeeping, most homeowners have to do all but which of these chores just once a year?
A: Deep-clean the furniture B: Empty the gutters
C: Dry-clean the curtains D: Scoop out the cat’s litter box

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Scoop out the cat’s litter box


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“There is a Sucker Born Ev’ry Minute” and “Join the Circus” are two songs in what Broadway musical?
A: Barnum B: Annie
C: Beauty and the Beast D: Grease

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A: Barnum


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$2,000
Until it adopted the euro in 2002, fittingly, what nation’s coins featured the year depicted in Roman numerals?
A: Germany B: Greece
C: Turkey D: Vatican City

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D: Vatican City


$3,000
Which of these is the correct spelling of what one poll found to be the most commonly misspelled word in the English language?
A: Separate B: Beleive
C: Suprise D: Recieve

Aaron says hi to his mom in the audience, who’s an English professor and editor. He jokes that he’ll give her a heart attack. He recites “i before e, except after c,” observes that recieve has a c, and makes it his final answer.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Separate
Aron is a lama.


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Aaron Gold
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New York City, N.Y.


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$3,000
Which of these is the correct spelling of what one poll found to be the most commonly misspelled word in the English language?
A: Separate B: Beleive
C: Suprise D: Recieve

Aaron says hi to his mom in the audience, who’s an English professor and editor. He jokes that he’ll give her a heart attack. He recites “i before e, except after c,” observes that recieve has a c, and makes it his final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Separate
Aron is a lama.

Did he just misread the question? He quoted the rule, and should have recognized that "recieve" wasn't correct.
"Aron is a lama" - what happened to the extra "a" and "l"? :mrgreen:

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