Answers to the games will appear in the next issue
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SOLUTION TO Last Month's' CRYPTOGRAM:
This one is very short so there are some extra clues to help you out.
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"Scotland small? Our multiform, infinite Scotland SMALL?"
Hugh MacDiarmid (1892–1978) was one of the most influential Scottish writers of the 20th century.
The United States is in the middle of a rancorous presidential election and a census and so here are some questios about the Scots and Scots-Amerians invoved in elections and census data.
1. How many million people are listed as being of Scottish ancestry in the 2010 US census? (use numbers, not words)
2. How many vice-presidents (I think those are the ones in charge of vice) were of Scottish or Scotch Irish descent??
3. What person of Scotch Irish descent was the president of the Confederate States of America during the Amreican Civil War?
4. What man of Scots-Irish served as president of Texas between 1836-38 and 1841-44?
5. Which state has the largest number of people claiming Scottish descent?
ANSWERS TO Last issue's' QUIZ:
1. Who was the discover of penicillin?
ANSWER: Alexander Fleming
2. Which Scottish scientist won the Nobel Peace Prize in Medicine in 1923 for his discovery of insulin?
ANSWER: John Macleod
3. Who invnted the first true hypodermic syringe?
ANSWER: Alexander Wood
4. What Scottish surgeon is consider by many to be the first genuine "hypnotherapist" and the "Father of modern hynotism"?
ANSWER: James Braid
5. What Sottish pathologist discovered the vaccine for typhoid fever?
ANSWER: William B. Leishman
Here are some scrambled counties. Can you unscramble them?
ANSWERS TO THE MAY ISSUE SCRAMBLER
We discovered a very interesting site for those of you who like jigsaw puzzles. It has lots of jigsaw puzzles on it and is called Jigsaw explorer and can be reached by clicking the link to jigsawexplorer.com. In addition to having lots and lots of their own puzzles, they allow people to submit photos to them which they will turn into puzzles for you and put them up on the web. So Each issue now will have a link to a new puzzle that will show something about Scotland.
This month features a shot of Waverly Station in Edinburgh. Or use this link. Either link will get you to the PICTURE of the station, but it won’t actually get you there!!!!
Be patient. The puzzle make take a few moments to open.
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