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1) What was invented at Strickler's Drug Store in Pennsylvania in 1904?

2) This additive is used as a texturizing agent, emulsifier, stabilizing agent and thickener in ice cream, sherbets, jellies, soups, sauces, canned soups, and canned meat & fish. It is used as a clarifying agent in wine-making and brewing, to fill the pores in cloth and paper manufacturing ('sizing'), as a medium for growing bacteria; in dentistry and cosmetics; film and adhesives. It is prepared from several species of red algae (or seaweed). It is a vegetable gelatin, and is therefore used by vegetarians because true gelatin is made from calf's feet.
What is it?

3) What liqueur is flavored with orange zest, herbs and spices, contains flecks of real gold leaf, and has been claimed by some to be the oldest cordial made.?

4) What is the difference between dried currants and fresh currants?

5) How did 'bounceberries' get their name, and what is their more common name?

6) How many 'squirts does it take to get a gallon of milk from a cow?

7) 'The Flower of Kent' is a variety of what fruit?
What historical event is it supposedly connected with?



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