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11/02/2011

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Tenderfoot

Not to be a priss about this, but it's "ad nauseam."

Tom Nissley

Ah, you're right--fixed. Thanks!

Western Reader

Savvy wagering, Tom...who woulda thunk it...you won by a mere $2! Good going. We're looking to have you end up at the top of the pyramid.

Brooklyn D

Little slow on the trigger on those sports questions homey.

Tom Nissley

Thanks for the support, Bkn D. I thought getting 2 out of 5 of the baseball questions, when all 3 of us knew every answer, wasn't bad. Wish I had gotten in on Wagner, though. But when Honus Wagner is the $1000 answer, you know the questions were too easy.

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Fortnightly Firmament #14: Writers Facing Death

  • 1. Jonathan Swift on the death of Mrs. Johnson
  • 2. Stieg Larsson at 22
  • 3. Thomas Bernhard's anti-Austrian will
  • 4. Beth Alcott's mist floats away
  • 5. David Rakoff's last dance
  • 6. Irene Nemirovsky's raft in an ocean of leaves
  • 7. Michel de Montaigne's other half
  • 8. Sigmund Freud's last reading
  • 9. Christopher Hitchens's hospital library
  • 10. Margaret Wise Brown's final kick
  • 11. Heinrich von Kleist's joyous pact
  • 12. William James's goodbye to his father