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Week 20's Trivial Pursuit
#1
What industry uses 90 percent of the licorice imported into the U.S. as flavouring?
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#2
The obvious answer has to be sweets... but I'm not convinced ... :mmm:
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#3
Tobacco industry
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#4
nataliiie Wrote:Tobacco industry

Licorice is used in cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products.

How did the popular Pink Panther films get their name?
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#5
Pink Panther is a large, imaginary diamond which has a flaw that resembles a pink panther.
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#6
nataliiie Wrote:Pink Panther is a large, imaginary diamond which has a flaw that resembles a pink panther.

Close enough for a :thumbs: Big Grin

From the large pink diamond that the jewel thief known as the Phantom plans to steal in the original 1964 film. The diamond is known as the Pink Panther because it has a flaw resembling a leaping panther.

When it comes to language, what is a capitonym?
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#7
Capitonym - when a word is spelt the same but one means a name and the other a diff meaning

e.g. Natal - province in SA and
natal - to do with birth

(thank you Mr Google)
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gwasi Wrote:Capitonym - when a word is spelt the same but one means a name and the other a diff meaning

e.g. Natal - province in SA and
natal - to do with birth

(thank you Mr Google)

Not necessairly but you get the gist :thumbs:

It's a word that changes both meaning and pronunciation when capitalized. It's a form of heteronym.

Blush Capitalizing does make it a name Blush

What famous industrial designer fashioned the interior of the Skylab space station?
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#9
Raymond Loewy
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#10
ditto nataliiie
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