Ask and Answer for Aug. 15

August 15, 2011 

This week's question

True or false: The Sea Island Hurricane of 1893 killed about 50 people total.

From last week

Question: What three main components is the building material "tabby" made of?

Answer: Tabby is made of oyster shell, water and sand.

First to answer correctly: Tommy O'Brien

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