THE AUNTIE EM KWIZ

January 10, 2013

On the day of her marriage to the future Uncle Henry, the future Auntie Em (pictured above): a. looked forward to the dream of exploring the Nile with her beloved. b. looked forward to Henry selling the farm and moving with her to Chicago. c. looked forward to a lifetime of drudgery with a twinkle […]

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A SENTENCE BY L. FRANK BAUM

October 27, 2012
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But the tree next to the lunch-box tree was even more wonderful, for it bore quantities of tin dinner pails, which were so full and heavy that the stout branches bent underneath their weight. Why this sentence from Ozma of Oz? Simply because of the gifted storyteller’s use of the word ‘for’. He loved ‘for’ […]

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THE L. FRANK BAUM KWIZ

August 17, 2011
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L. Frank Baum: a. wrote all of his Oz books with a pencil dipped in honey. b. wrote all of his Oz books blindfolded and balanced on a high wire. c. wrote all of his Oz books in a combination of Sanskrit and Inuit before working them out in Spanish, Finnish and finally, English. d. […]

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OZ THOUGHT

June 24, 2009
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WHAT DOROTHY MIGHT SAY WERE SHE TO FIND HERSELF WANDERING LOST IN A THEORETICAL FIELD OF PARTICLES “Muons and gluons and quarks, oh my!”

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