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. What title character endures an abusive boarding school run by Wackford Squeers in a novel published in 1839?
2. What country is circled on this nighttime satellite image?
3. This Royal Decree, passed in 1598, granted limited religious tolerance to French Protestants and allowed France to prosper from the skills and energies of a disproportionately well-educated and entreprenurial population. When it was revoked by the Edict of Fontainebleau 87 years later, a wave of talent poured into England, the Low Countries, and North America, priming these places for the Industrial Revolution.
4. What African country has almost double the population of its closest rival, Ethiopia?
5. You can tell this person has been well-behaved because she has a _____________.
6. The narrator calls the title character light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Her name is the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth. But what's the author's name?
7. It's the blue ice giant with Great Dark Spots. What is it?
8. He was associated with water, the sea, and horses, and his holiday was celebrated on July 23. Who is he?
9. Ghastly as it might be to imagine it, you have some of these inside your body even as we speak. What are they?!?
10. What country has eight of the world's ten highest mountains?
The tie-breaker: Recommend some good movies that begin with this week's letter.
Put your answers in the comments, or Wackford Squeers will give you a whipping!