No. 474: "Two, Four, Six, Eight …"

Testing your knowledge of what happened this week
Sept. 7 2000 3:00 AM

No. 474: "Two, Four, Six, Eight …"

The summit meeting of 150 world leaders begins at the United Nations today, and thousands of demonstrators have gathered across the street at Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza for some of the 91 protests for which permits have been granted. Give a slogan shouted in the plaza and who chanted it. 

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Thursday's Question (No. 473)—"Motion Slickness":

One moves by pushing itself along. "It's kind of like an accordion," says Dr. Jordon Pollack of Brandeis University. Another "walks something like a crab," says his colleague, Dr. Hod Lipson. What are the doctors describing?

"My Aunt Sylvia and Uncle Phil."—Beth "Looking Forward to Rosh Hashana" Sherman

"So the Knicks are headed back to training camp. And they're not getting any younger."—Peter Carlin

"What Dick Cheney sees when he looks at today's Army and Marine Corps."—Will Vehrs

"Brandeis' terrifying new genetic project, the live Crab Accordion."—Marshall Sella

"Hod? Hod LIPSON? Hey, he owes me MONEY!!!"—Tim Lundberg

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