949. The following is a jumbled quote from Mark Twain. Can you determine the
correct order of the words that will set the quote straight?
"Please distort as much as you your first, and then you can get them facts."
950. Each of the words below starts and ends with the same letters in the same
order (different sets of letters for each word). Fill in the blanks and complete the words.
_ _ I F I _ _
_ _ R M I _ _
_ _ _ R A I N _ _ _
951. "No problem," said Jane when asked if she had change for a dollar. After looking in her purse she realized she'd spoken too soon -- she couldn't even change a half-dollar, a dime or a nickel. What's the largest amount of change (no silver dollars) she could have?
952. The names of three birds are hidden below (in consecutive order). Can
you pick them out?
At the sea, gleaming in the sunlight, I saw Rennie in the water. "I'm frantic, row out and save me!" she cried.
957. In a large crater on Mars, each Martian carries an identification card. Each Martian's card is different and contains one letter and one one-digit number, including zero. What's the maximum number of Martians that could be living in the crater? (Assume that the Martian number system and alphabet is the same as ours.)