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SOLUTION TO LAST MONTH'S CRYPTOGRAM:
That's one small step for (a) man; one giant leap for mankind.
Armstrong always insisted that he said "a man" and later analysis of the transcription shows he did. Armstrong however, always wanted the "a" put in parenthesis.
So, let's see what you know about Christmas and New Year's
1. What is the day after Christmas is known as in Scotland?
2. What is the name of the holiday which comes up about a week after Christmas?
3. "Good King Wenceslas looked out, on the feat of Stephen" So when is the feast of Stephen? (Write out the month folowed by the date)
4. Prior to 1580, what was Christmas in Scotland known as?
5. What major event changed the attitudes toward Christmas and led to the abolition of festival days and other church holidays.
ANSWERS TO LAST MONTH'S QUIZ:
1. Who is the Scottish-American man whose parents came from Greenock and who was the original model for Uncle Sam?
ANSWER: Sam Williams
2. Who is the US Secretary of the Treasury and founder of the US Coast Guard was born in the West Indies, the illegitimate son of a Scottish laird from Grange Ayrshire.
ANSWER: Alexander Hamilton
3. Can you name the Scottish American, born in Arbroath Scotland and moved with his parents to the US when he was 2 years old? In early 1902 he founded the company that would make an automobile which bore his name.
ANSWER: David Dunbar Buick
4. Here is a Scottish American, whose father came from Angus, Scotland and settled in a Scottish community in Cambridge Wisconsin. He was a partner in a motorcycle manufacturing company which was one of the few to survive the depression. What we need here, is the family name of this Scottish American associated with motorcycles.
ANSWER: Davidson -Davidson alone will suffice but William, Arthur or Walter could be used for the first name.
5. What astronaut of Scottish (and German) descent (his Scottish ancestory is from Langholm on the Scottish Borders) was the first to walk on the moon? He even wore a kilt in a parade through Langholm!
ANSWER: Neil Alden Armstrong
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