Nous Sommes Num? Trois

Nous Sommes Num? Trois

Nous Sommes Num? Trois

Testing your knowledge of what happened this week
Sept. 11 1998 3:30 AM

Nous Sommes Num? Trois

Taking full responsibility for Dan Burton.



"Really serious patients of Dr. Moreau's."--Bill Franzen

"Miss America contestants."--JudyAtHome

"Ninety-four percent of the world's population."--Gene Cluster (Matthew Singer and Andrew Staples had similar answers.)

"Urchins working for Kathie Lee."--John Snell (similarly, but with an up-to-the-minute Beanie Baby twist, Gene Cluster)

"Kids on MTV's Real World: Jakarta."--Scott Ruthfield

"Sudanese."--Tim Carvell

"Pennsylvania Dutch. (Smith is the spokeswoman for Amish Lite, a new initiative aimed at getting teens and twentysomethings to join the butter-churning cult.)"--Tim Carvell

"Jews."--Jon Hotchkiss

"Marines."--Charlie Glassenberg

"Tokyo bankers jailed for malfeasance."--Carrie Rickey

"Death Row inmates."--Leslie Goodman-Malamuth (similarly but more global, Leon Zaks, and with a sentence commuted to life imprisonment, Jeremy Horwitz)

"Egg donors."--Gene Cluster

"Suicide cults."--Andrew Cohen

"Nielsen families."--Jon Delfin

"Kids named after Stephen King title characters."--David Finkle

"Nubile, young sex slaves chained in the White House basement. (And if Kate Wing doesn't like that answer, she's a doody-head, plain and simple.)"--Tim Carvell

"Declining and debt-ridden industrialized nations who choose to wallow in puerile decadence, just to piss off Kate Wing."--Chris Thomas


"News Quiz regulars."--Beth Sherman

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