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Answers to Theme Thursday, February 3

1. Hawaiian pizza isn’t from Hawai’i. If you look closely at its ingredients, you’ll realize it was invented in 1962 in what country?

CANADA

(that’s why there’s Canadian bacon on it)

2. The Persians invented window coverings that used horizontal slats. They were brought to the west by Italian traders—particularly by traders from what city?

VENICE

(that’s why they’re now called Venetian blinds)

3. The tarboosh is a tasseled hat that was invented in the Balkans and popularized throughout the Ottoman empire. It was not, despite its more popular name, invented in Morocco. What is the tarboosh more commonly called?

FEZ

(Fez is a city in Morocco)

4. What Chinese invention—which shares its name with Elliott Smith’s first album—is illegal in at least fifteen states (including Minnesota) and was not, despite its name, invented in Italy?

ROMAN CANDLE

5. This round gets its title from a line in what 2004 movie?

“MEAN GIRLS”