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JORN (Oxford quiz cont.)

Chrístő
chris@cjsquire.plus.com
Fri Jul 21


In Australian military history what does the acronym JORN stand for?

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Tolerabley obscure to non-Ozzies.


Re: JORN (Oxford quiz cont.)

wombat
Fri Jul 21


On Fri Jul 21, Chrístő wrote
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>In Australian military history what does the acronym JORN stand for?

>Visit: www.oxfordreference.com/viewbydoi/10%2E1093/acref/9780195517842%2E013%2E0625 to find the answer to today's question!

>Tolerabley obscure to non-Ozzies.

And not dazzlingly clear to marsupials either.


Re: JORN (Oxford quiz cont.)

Joe McWilliams
joemac27@hotmail.com
Fri Jul 21


Does the RN stand for 'Royal Navy?'

Probably not

On Fri Jul 21, Chrístő wrote
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>In Australian military history what does the acronym JORN stand for?

>Visit: www.oxfordreference.com/viewbydoi/10%2E1093/acref/9780195517842%2E013%2E0625 to find the answer to today's question!

>Tolerabley obscure to non-Ozzies.


Re^2: JORN (Oxford quiz cont.)

Chrístő
chris@cjsquire.plus.com
Sat Jul 22


On Fri Jul 21, Joe McWilliams wrote
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>Does the RN stand for 'Royal Navy?'

Double NO.


Votes for British Women

Chrístő
chris@cjsquire.plus.com
Sat Jul 22


‘In which year were women granted the same voting rights as men in the UK?’

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The world's longest literary work?

Chrístő
chris@cjsquire.plus.com
Sun Jul 23


Which great epic of India is thought to be the world's longest literary work?

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‘In Mesoamerican mythology . . ’

Chrístő
chris@cjsquire.plus.com
Mon Jul 24


. . which deity descended to the underworld to obtain the bones with which to create the human race?

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A final selection of recent questions:

Chrístő
chris@cjsquire.plus.com
Thu Aug 3


How does grapefruit affect the metabolism of many drugs?

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In the novel 'Oliver Twist' by Charles Dickens, who adopts Oliver?

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In the Netherlands what is sold at the Alkmaar auction?

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