Saturday, June 2, 2012


Hello Everybody. Another weekend is upon us. And while the weather isn't perfect in some parts of the world right now, that doesn't mean we can't exercise our brains with a few enigmas.

The items within each group have something in common. Do you know what it it?
01. {Group 2, Group 3}
02. {Nights, Breeze}
03. {Afternoon, Ruby}

Who succeeded King George VI to the throne of England?

We'll reveal all next weekend. But for now, let's peek inside THE ANSWERS BOX, and reveal the results from our Memorial Day Quiz last weekend.

01. What was Memorial Day originally known as? Decoration Day.
02. When did the Memorial Day tradition start? In 1868 to honor the Union dead following the Civil War
03. Why was the last Monday in May originally chosen for the observance? Because it was believed to be a day of peace. There were no (major/known) battles fought on that date throughout the course of the Civil War.
04. When did Memorial Day become an official holiday in the United States? Congress enacted the measure in 1968, but the first official Memorial Day wasn't held until 1971.
05. Who was President of the United States at the time? Richard Nixon was in the White House during this time.

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