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<Asa Lovejoy>
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Since nobody's willing to answer this in Word Games, I'll try my luck here.

The Canary Islands were named for what kind of animal?
1. Horse

2. Cat

3. Bird

4. Dog

5. Giant race of people

The Azores were named for what kind of animal?

1. Horse

2. Cat

3. Bird

4. Dog

5. Giant race of people


Patagonia was named for what kind of animal?

1. Horse

2. Cat

3. Bird

4. Dog

5. Giant race of people
 
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The first and last ones I knew the standard etymologies to, dogs and giants, but the middle one I had to look up. There is some doubt about its etymology, which is usually given as bird.


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The first one I knew, but not the other two.


"No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money." Samuel Johnson.
 
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Since nobody's willing to answer this in Word Games
Sometimes the Word Games get a little neglected, don't they?
 
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<Asa Lovejoy>
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And what about YOUR answers, Kalleh? Frown
 
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Oh, sorry, Asa. Like Bob, I was familiar with the first, but not the last 2.
 
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