The new weekly game of knowledge, intuition, inductive reasoning, and willingness to risk public embarrassment in a friendly and moderately supportive environment!!
Answers come out Fridayish.
1. Who called Autumn the:
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness2. Whose 1781 book Critique of Pure Reason is about... um... something to do with the nature of knowledge. Or something.
Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun
Conspiring with him how to load and bless
With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eaves run....
3. This is a pretty representative painting by what artist?
4. Here is one of many possible recipes. What's the food?
5 cups cabbage, cut into bite-size pieces
6 Tbs salt
2 Tbs sugar
1 tsp to 2 Tbs crushed red pepper flakes (according to taste)
1/4 tsp fresh ginger root, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped
2 green onions, finely chopped
1.) In a large colander, mix cabbage with 5 Tbs salt. Let sit for 3 hours.
2.) Rinse cabbage thoroughly. Gently squeeze out excess liquid.
3.) Place the drained cabbage in a large glass bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
4.) Cover tightly with plastic wrap and let sit at room temperature for 1 or 2 days.
5.) Chill before serving.
5. It's the third largest city in India and, by some measures, the eighth largest urban area in the world. And its name isn't spelled the way it used to be.
6. What country is this?
7. What fictional character famously found a solution -- kind of -- to the Kobayashi Maru test?
8. It's the highest point in Tanzania.
9. Where are we?
10. If you want to buy something in Sweden or Norway, you better have some __________.
The tie-breaker: What are some words that you like -- as words -- that begin with this week's letter.
Put your answers in the comments. Gently squeeze out excess liquid.