What's a QUIZ ?

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What's a QUIZ ?

Postby ALAMO2008 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:01 pm

I read a few years ago that Two Irish Gentlemen drinking in a Pub in Dublin in the 1780 `s decided to have a wager.
One said, using just Two Vowels and Two Consonants.
He could create a Word that with the Week would be in Common Use in everyday English Language.

He chose I U and Q Z

He went all over Dublin scrawling the word "QUIZ" on all Walls and Doors throughout Dublin.

Causing everyone to talk and ask " What's a QUIZ ?" "What does QUIZ mean?"

And sure enough within the bet time limit, everyone knew the new Word "QUIZ"


"Not alot of people know that !"
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Re: What's a QUIZ ?

Postby filsgreen » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:34 pm

Here's an alternative narrative, Alan. :)

http://www.english-for-students.com/Quiz.html
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