REM is in the J!6 clue, which tells me it was the backup clue if needed.MarkBarrett wrote:No R.E.M. in HAIRLESS BANDS? I lost that bet.
Loved the Spanish countries category, of courses, and yes, I also would have TDD'd that DD.
Judges: IN THE DICTIONARY $800: Clue: "It's defined as any substance with the tendency to produce a cancer". "Carcinogen" was given, would my adverbial "carcinogenic" be accepted?
Like many of y'all (and the players) I got (and spelled correctly) Rijksmuseum, but I'm with gnash:
, citing the Vilnuis precedent. However, I don't think we can use that as an excuse, "emanciptation" didn't affect the standings either (as boardies love to point out to Hurley-boosters who loudly call for extra money to be given as restitution) yet that spelling was judged according to the rules. I just don't think anyone caught it.gnash wrote: Cam's answer shouldn't have been accepted (Vilnuis), but my guess is they didn't care since it didn't affect the standings.
Truth. Which is why the Rijksmuseum is pronounced that way. (Yet, for some reason I still pronounce IJsselmeer as "ee-JESS-el-meer" - I *know* it should be more like "EES-el-meer")gnash wrote: It isn't silent. It also isn't a letter. "ij" is the Dutch way of writing "y".