Monday, June 09, 2008

Monday Melange

Main Entry: mé·langePronunciation: \mā-ˈläⁿzh, -ˈlänj\Function: nounEtymology: French, from Middle French, from mesler, meler to mix — more at meddleDate: 1653: a mixture often of incongruous elements

Monday again...and I'm dragging my feet again! But I do have some link love and interesting stuff to share:

--First of all, a quiz. You've heard of Warren G. Harding and Mary J. Blige, but do you know what those middle initials stand for? Test your knowledge! (By the way, my middle initial is "S" for "Susan." Just thought I'd tell you.)

The Name Behind The Initial

Score: 67% (8 out of 12)

(I guessed on most of 'em. Hat tip to Neatorama.)

--La Shawn Barber is looking for Christian music fans.

--So I knew 80's fashions were horrible, but did they really violate the laws of nature? (Hat tip to

--In Letters to Young Black Women,"Daniel Whyte III writes a heartfelt book to his six daughters and to other young black women, on the various issues of life that they face today."--From Christian Newswire

--Even Good Vampires are Bad? (Hat tip to Evangelical Outpost.)

--A beautiful montage of the life of Steven Curtis Chapman's little daughter, Maria Sue, at the blog of Steven's manager Jim Houser.

--And Christian singer Nicol Sponberg's sister-in-law Angie Smith has a photo tribute to Nicol's baby Luke, who died recently, at her blog.

--How old are you? Take this quiz to find out! (Hat tip to Darren Marlar.)

1. Name the Beatles.
A. _________________
B. _________________
C. _________________
D. _________________

2. Finish this line... "Lions and Tigers and Bears, ____ _____"

3. "Hey kids, what time is it?" It's______ _____ ______.

4. What do M&M's do? ____ ____ ____ ____ _____, ____ ____ ____ ____

5. What helps build strong bodies 12 ways? ____ _____.

6. Long before he was Mohammed Ali, we knew him as _____ _____.

7. You'll wonder where the yellow went, ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ___.

8. Post-baby boomers know Bob Denver as the Skipper's "little buddy." But we know that Bob Denver is actually Dobie's closest friend, ______G. _______.

9. M-I-C: See ya' real soon; K-E-Y: _____? ____ _____ _____ _____!

10. "Brylcream: ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____."

11. Bob Dylan advised us never to trust anyone _____ _____.

12. From the early days of our music, real rock 'n roll, finish this line:" I wonder, wonder, wonder...wonder who; ____ ______ _____ _____ _____ ____?"

13. And while we're remembering rock n' roll, try this one: "War...uh-huh, huh...yea; what is it good for?, ____ _____."

14. Meanwhile, back home in Metropolis, Superman fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice, and _____ ____ _____.

15. He came out of the University of Alabama, and became one of the best quarterbacks in the history of the NFL. He later went on to appear in a television commercial wearing women's stockings. He is Broadway _____ ______.

16. "I'm Popeye the sailor man; I'm Popeye the sailor man. I'm strong to the finish, ____ ____ ____ ___ ____. I'm Popeye the sailor man."

17. Your children probably recall that Peter Pan was played once in a movie by Robin Williams, but we will always remember when Peter was played by ______ ______.

18. In a movie from the late sixties, Paul Newman played Luke, a ne'er do well who was sent to a prison camp for cutting off the heads of parking meters with a pipe cutter. When he was captured after an unsuccessful attempt to escape, the camp commander (played by Strother Martin) used this experience as a lesson for the other prisoners, and explained, "What we have here, ____ ____ ____ ____ ___."

19. In 1962, a dejected politician chastised the press after losing a race for governor while announcing his retirement from politics. "Just think, you won't have ____ ____ to kick around anymore."

20. "Every morning, at the mine, you could see him arrive; He stood six foot, six, weighed 245. Kinda' broad at the shoulder, and narrow at the hip. And everybody knew you didn't give no lip, ____ ____,____ ____ ____."

21. "I found my thrill, ____ ____ ____."

22. ____ ____ said, "Good night, Mrs. Calabash, ____ ____ ____."

23. "Good night, David." "____ ____,____.">

24. "Liar, liar, ____ ____ ____."

25. "When it's least expected, you're elected. You're the star today. ____! ____ ____ ____ ____."

26. It was Pogo, the comic strip character, who said, "We have met the enemy, and ____ ____ ____."

1. John, Paul, George, Ringo
2. Oh, my
3. It's Howdy Doody Time!
4. They melt in your mouth, not in your hand.
5. Wonder Bread
6. Cassius Clay
7. when you brush your teeth with Pepsodent
8. Maynard G. Krebbs
9. Why? Because we like you.
10. A little dab'll do ya.
11. over 30
12. Who wrote the book of love
13. Absolutely nothing'
14. The American way
15. Joe Namath
16. "cause I eats me spinach"
17. Mary Martin
18. is a failure to communicate
19. Richard Nixon
20. Big John, Big Bad John
21. On Blueberry Hill
22. Jimmy Durante - Wherever you are.
23. Good night, Chet.
24. pants on fire
25. Smile you're on Candid Camera
26. he is us

24-26 correct - You're probably 50+ years old
20-23 correct - Most likely in your 40's
15-19 correct - Are we in our 30's?
10-14 correct - Must be in your 20's!!
1- 9 correct - You're, like, sorta a teenage dude?


Juliet said...

Took the middle initial test...6 out of the 12.

Thanks for the other, fun, fun.

Katy McKenna said...

Loved that last test. Missed three, but I guess that still means I' my fifties. Sigh. :) I kept waiting for "Davy, Davy Crockett, king of _ _ _." That was my big brother's fave TV show. (answer: the wild frontier)

Thanks...for the memories! (Hey, there's another one! They're everywhere!)

Katy McKenna

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