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10/22/14 Grif.Net – How’s That Again??

10/22/14 Grif.Net – How’s That Again??

[Marilyn forwarded these that indicate that perhaps the person didn’t
understand the question correctly.]

“Mr. Clark, I have reviewed this case very carefully,” the divorce Court
Judge said, “and I’ve decided to give your wife $775 a week.”

“That’s very fair, your honor,” the husband said. “And every now and then
I’ll try to send her a few bucks myself.”

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A doctor examining a woman who had been rushed to the Emergency Room, took
the husband aside, and said, “I don’t like the looks of your wife at all.”

“Me neither doc,” said the husband. “But she’s a great cook and really good
with the kids.”

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A young woman called Delta Airlines and asked, “Can you tell me how long
it’ll take to fly from San Francisco to New York City?

The agent replied, “Just a minute.”

“Thank you very much,” the woman said, and hung up.

~~~~ANSWER Fall Quiz

1. How many varieties of apples are in the world today? 7,500
2. In what country did the apple tree originate? Turkey
3. By what nickname do we know Massachusetts’ pioneer John Chapman? Johnny
Appleseed
4. In what country did Granny Smith apples originate? Australia
5. What variety of apple was first developed in 1962 in Morioka, Japan? Fuji
6. What nation grows more apples than all the other countries of the world
combined? China
7. What was the only “apple” native to North America? Crabapple
8. What percentage of apples grown in the USA come from Washington State?
60%
9. In 1890 a West Virginia farmer discovered the Mullins Yellow Seedling
growing on his land, and 25 years later was renamed what? Golden Delicious
10. What two popular apple varieties were developed in New Zealand in 1952
and 1972? Braeburn & Gala
11. About how many calories are in a typical medium apple? Under 100
12. What ancient custom at Yuletide is done to drive away bad luck and
ensure a good harvest from the apple trees? “Wassailing” (gather around a
chosen tree, drink cider, dip a piece of toast in the cider and hang it on a
branch, then pour cider over the roots – origin of “toasting”)
13. What apple was used to represent Apple Records? Granny Smith
14. Woodstock, NY, was famous in the 1800’s for developing what tart apple
variety named after Rachel Higley’s husband? A Jonathan
15. What percentage of the world’s apples are grown in the USA? Only 5%

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Dr Bob Griffin
bob@grif.net www.grif.net
“Jesus Knows Me, This I Love!”