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What famous French painter briefly worked as a laborer on the
construction of the Panama Canal?
2. Gin is colorless
-- but what about sloe gin?
3. What popular garden
flower is named after a hat?
4. Who was the inspiration
behind comedian Mike Myers' skits as verklempt "Coffe
Talk" hostess Linda Richman on TV's Saturday Night
5. Which popular
Billy Joel song was inspired by a bad date with jet-set celebrity
Paul Gauguin, in 1887. He was laid off after two weeks on the
2. It's purplish
red. The slow plum used in the manufacture gives the gin-based
liqueur both its name and its color.
3. The tulip. Its
name is a corruption of tülbend, the Ottoman Turkish
word for "turban." The Turks who named it tought the
opened flower resembed a turban.
4. His mother-in-law,
5. "Big Shot."
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