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Lyrics word clouds are back!

I’ve taken the lyrics to a popular song, removed the title if it appeared in them, and run the rest through Wordle to create a word cloud.

Do you recognize this song?



What famous French quotation was featured in the paintings known as The Treachery of Images?

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Quiz: How ‘Bout Them Apples?

1) What’s the best-selling apple variety in the US?
2) Although King Features denies it, many people believe that a 1930s comic strip called Apple Mary eventually turned into what long-running soap opera comic strip?
3) In 1997, Fiona Apple said “This world is bullshit. … You shouldn’t model your life about what you think that we think is cool and what we’re wearing and what we’re saying and everything.” when she accepted what award? (Need award and category — both “best supporting actress” and “Oscar”)
4) What 20th century poet wrote “The Song of Wandering Aengus,” which ends:
Though I am old with wandering
Through hollow lands and hilly lands,
I will find out where she has gone
And kiss her lips and take her hands;
And walk among long dappled grass,
And pluck till time and times are done
The silver apples of the moon,
The golden apples of the sun.
5) What brand, which shares its name with a popular American singer/pianist, is the best-selling hard apple cider in the US?
6) Name one of the three midwest states where Johnny Appleseed planted orchards.
7) The Beatles were inspired to name their company Apple Corps by a surrealist painting called The Son of Man, by what artist?
8) The Apple MessagePad personal digital assistant, introduced in 1993, became better known by what name, which was technically its operating system?
9) Paris awarded Aphrodite the golden apple labeled “to the fairest.” Name one of the other two goddesses who claimed it.
10) What football team has won the Apple Cup the most times?

Round 6 at the Old Pequliar on August 7, 2007. Average score (18 teams): 6.44

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