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Monday, May 14
The Great Fire of London was great in some ways. It did destroy 13,000 homes, eliminating the ancient city but stopping short of Westminster. The 1666 fire also managed to scourge London of the plague that had ravaged it the year before. But it also burned so slowly that only five people actually died, two of whom had been on the scene when it started at Thomas Farynor's bakery on Pudding Lane.
Despite some royal participation, what country has gone to the most Olympics without ever winning a medal?
C) North Korea
Previous answer: That Latin verb means "follow." Non sequitur is literally "does not follow."
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