Haphazard Crossword Clue 6 Letters
Haphazard Crossword Clue 6 Letters – Thematic answers are in the descending direction and are split into two words, side by side in the grid. Words are combined by MERGERING the word LEFT into the word on the right:
The civet is a tabby cat that is native to Africa and Asia. There is a type of coffee that is very popular in Vietnam and the Philippines that is made from coffee beans that have been eaten by civets, partially digested and then harvested from the civet’s feces. This civet coffee can cost around $100 a cup if you want to try…
Haphazard Crossword Clue 6 Letters
DDT is dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (don’t forget it now!). DDT was used with great success to control disease-carrying insects during World War II, and when made available for use after the war, it became by far the most popular pesticide. And then Rachel Carson published her famous book “Silent Spring,” suggesting that there was a link between DDT and declining populations of certain wild animals. It was the public outcry sparked by the book and reports of links between DDT and cancer that led to the ban on the chemical’s use in 1972. This ban is touted as the main reason the bald eagle was rescued from near extinction.
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Malaria is a disease transmitted to humans by mosquitoes. As a result of the illness, a parasite invades human red blood cells and multiplies causing fever and possibly coma or death. More than 750,000 people died from malaria in 2009, out of 225 million reported cases.
“Bow” is a musical direction instructing a string player to return to normal bow technique after a passage played using another technique (perhaps pizzicato).
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“Zipper merge” or “late merge” is encouraged by most traffic authorities when two lanes of traffic are merging into one. The “early merge” alternative, where cars leave the closing lane before reaching the merge point, tends to be discouraged. The preferred technique is to use both lanes up to the merge point, and then switch (zipper) each lane through the merge itself. That said, one should always obey the instructions given by the transit authorities on the spot. And I know, I know… a lot of people think it’s rude to merge late…
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In musical notation, the Italian word “piano” (p) instructs musicians to play softly and “strong” (f) to play loud. The additional notation “pianissimo” (pp) means “very soft” and fortissimo (ff) means “very loud”.
Actress Edie Falco won three Emmy Awards for playing Carmela Soprano in the HBO drama series called “The Sopranos”. Falco also won an Emmy in 2010 for playing the title role in “Nurse Jackie,” an excellent black comedy.
Stenography is the process of writing in shorthand. The term comes from the Greek “steno” (narrow) and “graphe” (writing).
Alma College in Alma, Michigan was founded by Michigan Presbyterians in 1886. The school has a Scottish heritage that it is very proud of. Alma has her own Scottish band, Scottish dance troupe and even her own tartan design.
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The escape key (Esc) was originally only used to control computer peripherals. It was a switch that allowed the computer operator to stop what the peripheral was doing (cancel a print job, for example). Nowadays the escape key is used for all sorts of things, especially in game programs.
“Bésame Mucho” was written in 1940 by the Mexican composer Consuelo Velázquez. The title translates to “kiss me a lot”. Notably, according to Velázquez, at the time she wrote the song, she had never been kissed! “Besame Mucho” was just one of Jimmy Dorsey’s eleven number-one hits, all from the thirties and forties.
The full title of Herman Melville’s novel is “Moby-Dick; or, The Whale”. Note that the convention is to hyphenate “Moby-Dick” in the title, as this is how the book was first published, in 1851. However, there is no hyphen in the whale’s name “Moby-Dick” as reproduced throughout the text.
The data mining process is used to extract information from a database and present it in a way that makes it easy to use later.
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A Geiger counter is a particle detector that measures ionizing radiation such as alpha particles, beta particles and gamma rays. Often, a Geiger counter is equipped with a loudspeaker through which clicks are transmitted each time a particle is detected. We’ve all heard those terrifying clicks in movies, I’m sure…
Snails and slugs are collectively referred to as gastropods. There are many, many species of gastropods, found both on land and in the sea. Gastropods with shells are generally described as snails, and species without shells are called slugs.
In the early 1800s, a “poke” was a device attached to domestic animals, such as pigs or sheep, to prevent them from escaping their enclosures. The pull was like a yoke with a stick, and it slowed the animal down, hence the term “slowpoke”.
“Sid the Science Kid” is a children’s show aired on PBS. “Sid the Science Kid” is made using CGI technology and is a production of the Jim Henson Company which was founded on the success of “The Muppets”.
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“The Incredibles” is a 2004 animated movie by Pixar, and it’s not a great movie if you ask me. But asking myself is probably not a good idea, as the movie won two Oscars…
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) dates back to the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. When his son broke his nose playing football at Harvard, President Roosevelt turned his attention to the number of serious injuries and even deaths that occurred in college sports. He instigated meetings between leading educational institutions, leading to the formation of the Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the United States (IAAUS) in 1906, which was given the mandate to regulate college sports. The IAAUS became the NCAA in 1910. The NCAA has been headquartered in Indianapolis since 1999.
Unix is a computer operating system that was developed at Bell Labs in 1969. The initial name of the project was Uniplexed Information and Computing Service (Unics), and this evolved over time to “Unix”.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) was created as part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal. The first person to receive a monthly retirement benefit was Ida May Fuller of Vermont, who received her first check for $22.54 after contributing three years in payroll taxes. The New Deal turned out to be a good deal for Fuller, as she lived to be 100 and received a total benefit of nearly $23,000, while her three years of contributions totaled just $24.75.
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Actor Sal Mineo’s most famous role was John “Plato” Crawford, the boy who marveled at James Dean’s character in “Rebel Without a Cause.” Sadly, Mineo was murdered in 1976 when he was just 37 years old. He was attacked in the alley behind his Los Angeles apartment and stabbed in the heart. When an arrest was made, it turned out that the killer had no idea that his victim was a celebrity and that his plan was just to rob anyone who showed up.
If we consider earlier versions of craps, then the game has been around for a long time and probably dates back to the Crusades. It may have been derived from an old English game called “hazard” also played with two dice, which was mentioned in Geoffrey Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales” from the 1300s. The American version of the game came here courtesy of the French and first established itself in New Orleans, where it was named “crapaud”, a French word meaning “frog”.
Stan Lee has done just about everything at Marvel Comics over the years, from writing to being chairman and chairman of the board. If you like superhero movies based on Marvel Comics characters, you might spend a few hours trying to identify Stan Lee in those movies as he had a penchant for making cameo appearances. Lee can be seen in “X-Men” (2000), “Spider-Man” (2002), “Hulk” (2003), “Fantastic Four” (2005), “Iron Man” (2008) and many other films. .
“Vir” is the Latin word for “man”. It is the root of our word “manly”, for example, which means “manly”.
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Hermes was the Greek god of transitions and boundaries, the one who intercedes between mortals and the divine. The Roman equivalent of Hermes was the god Mercury.
The flag of Switzerland is the very distinctive white cross on a red background. Unlike most national flags, the Swiss flag is a square, although the version used as the Swiss naval flag is rectangular.
Genesis 6:19-20 states that Noah was instructed to take two animals of each species into the ark. Later, in Genesis 7:2-3, Noah was instructed to take on board “every animal clean by sevens… male and female, to keep the offspring alive on the face of all the earth.” Apparently “extras” (7 instead of 2) were needed for the ritual sacrifice.
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