Testing your knowledge of what happened this week
Sept. 24 1998 3:30 AM


Our adulterous affairs are nothing like the president's.



"Building a 200 foot MechaEleanor Mondale out of space titanium."--Chris Kelly

"Peopled with the love children of Dan Burton and Helen Chenoweth."--Rich Harrington

"The place where it's perfectly respectable to throw shiny beads at women and yell, 'Show us your tits!' "--Danny Spiegel

"China."--Tim Carvell

"Engaged to Jennifer Aniston, as previously reported."--Beth Sherman

"A cleverly animated series."--Kate Wing

"An empire founded by horse riding barbarians who galloped down the Korean peninsula in the fourth century and conquered the nascent Yamato kingdom."--Ross Bender

"Trading biochemical weapons to Iraq for oil, yet."--Mike Mays

"A fake-out version of Japanovsky."--Merrill Markoe

"For sale."--Jon Delfin (Gloria D. Howard had a similar answer.)

"Being purchased by Disney and moved to Florida as part of the new EPCOT exhibit 'Land of Funny Little People Whose Leaders Still Feel Shame.' "--Russ Evansen

"In Chapter 11."--Steve Ballou

"Going to start importing more American cars. We'll stick to Toyotas, just as Americans do."--David Ballard

"Worried. Of course there'll be a sequel. Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker are already set to star in Rush Hour II: The Legend of Yokozuna's Gold."--Jon Hotchkiss

"Just one giant cellular phone relay station."--Ananda Gupta

"Consulting the Serbs for hints on those economy-saving ethnic cleansing measures."--Steve Reiness

"Taking androstenedione to enhance performance."--Alex Balk

"Planning to open a Tokyo office of Revlon so Vernon Jordan can get Monica Lewinsky a job there."--Leslie Goodman-Malamuth

"Manufacturing Altoids to compete with Viagra in the pharmaceutical wars."--Carrie Rickey

"Going to take Yoko Ono back."--Rick Mueller


"All rancid sushi and sashimi."--David Finkle

Randy Cohen used to write Slate's "News Quiz." His most recent book—oh, like you don't know.