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It's totally filled with cerebral practicality and old-school impertinence — we guarantee you will laugh out loud at our smirky debut monograph: Brain surgery... it's not rocket science.
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We believe that words can still startle and sparkle, and have created a couple of fun brain brush-ups for you to show us how much you love them too.
The first challenge is to come up with a contemporary word derived from a place, such as Shanghai (abduct by force, from Shanghai, China), Paisley (design, from Paisley, Scotland) or Timbuktu (metaphor for a distant land, from Timbuktu, city on the Niger River in Mali), along with a definition. We're looking for originality and humor.
Chicago — to railroad (someone) INTO office.
Read all the excellent entries...
State (your name).
While we're thinking about it, this contest is kind of topical too. We're trying to rebrand our state "Connetiquette" — with success, of sorts. If you were to give yours a new name, what would you come up with?
Check out the best of the cleverest here.
Why don't you test your mental mettle on some of the other clever trivia(l) games we have at Brain Up! — including the perennial favorite hair-puller "Einstein's Fish"?
Quick. Fun. Canny.
The ONE UP! CUP 2012 is a yearlong contest (with prizes every month) we invented to see who has the most cerebellum soup in the bowl, so-to-speak. Check out the challenge for October.
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