Westminster Champion or Line From Ginsberg’s “Howl”? A Quiz.

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Feb. 13 2012 7:23 AM

Westminster Champion or Line From Ginsberg’s “Howl”?

A quiz.

Allen Ginsberg and an airedale.
Allen Ginsberg and an airedale.

Photograph of Allen Ginsberg by MDCarchives / Wikipedia. Photograph of an airdale by iStockphoto/Thinkstock.

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Below are the championship names of 15 dogs who won Best in Breed at the 2011 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and 15 phrases from Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl.” Can you tell them apart? Answers are at the bottom of the page.

1.      Casablanca’s Thrilling Seduction
2.      Fireside’s Spontaneous Combustion
3.      Greystone’s Foetid Halls
4.      Caresses of Atlantic and Caribbean Love
5.      Skyline’s Eliminator
6.      Carpe Diem’s Old School
7.      Ancient Heavenly Connection
8.      Protocol’s Veni Vidi Vici
9.      Eternity Outside of Time
10.    Goldhorn Shadow of the Band
11.    Bedlam’s Changing Times
12.    Cinnabars Aldebaran Epiphany
13.    Newark’s Bleak Furnished Room
14.    Freedoms Playing With the Gang
15.    Shadow of Dungarees
16.    America’s Naked Mind
17.    Nakado’s Reign of Glory
18.    Catanya’s Latin Lover
19.    Peerless I Am the Love Bug
20.    I’m With You in Rockland
21.    Devils and Fairies Flesh for Fantasy
22.    The Last Gyzym of Consciousness
23.    Starry Dynamo in the Machinery of Night
24.    Kind King Light of Mind
25.    Split the Heavens of Long Island
26.    Seamist on a Windward Tack
27.    Dripping From a Sea-Journey
28.    Sunseeker Pirate’s Code
29.    McMagic’s Candied Ham of Pebbles Run
30.    Submarine Light Of Bickford’s

Best in Breed: 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 11, 12, 14, 17, 18, 19, 21, 26, 28, 29

“Howl”: 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 30

Michael Sloan is a writer in New York City.

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