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Brain Teasers With Answers E-mail
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Brain Teasers With Answers

1. Tom's mom had three children. The first was named May, the second was June. What was the third childs name?

2. The manufacturer doesn't want to use it, the buyer doesn't need to use it and the user doesn't know he's using it. What is it?

3. The word CANDY can be spelled using just 2 letters. Can you figure out how?

4. Bill bets Craig $100 that he can predict the score of the hockey game before it starts. Craig agrees, but loses the bet. Why did Craig lose the bet?

5. What is the next 3 letters in this sequence?
o t t f f s s _ _ _

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 24 April 2012 )
Lathmar Holi Festival In India E-mail
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Traditionally a rite that celebrates the coming of spring, Holi is marked by joyous participants throwing colored water and powder. In northern Uttar Pradesh, "Lathmar Holi" is celebrated before Holi itself, and while it is a rite of spring there as well, the festival also features another layer of fun rooted in Hindu mythology. Lord Krishna is said to have visited the village of Barsana to tease his consort Radha. Women in the town responded by chasing him away. Today women from Barsana "beat" the men from Krishna's village of Nandgaon with sticks for singing provocative songs and throwing colored powder on them.

Lathmar Holi Festival In India

A man daubed in colored powder smiles as he celebrates "Lathmar Holi" in the village of Nandgaon in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. In a Holi tradition unique to Nandgaon and Barsana villages, men sing provocative songs to gain the attention of women, who then "beat" them with bamboo sticks called "lathis". Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours, heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 24 April 2012 )
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