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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #55

The first answer starts with an A, and so on...
Source for the E question: https://about.usps.com/who-we-are/postal-history/first-class-mail-since-1926.htm
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Last updated: September 9, 2022
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A – mother in Turkish, or Boleyn executed by her husband King Henry VIII
Anne
B – The ___ ____ Theory, American sitcom about physicists at Caltech and their pals
Big Bang
C – Pixar film from 2017 where 12-year-old Miguel is accidentally transported to the Land of the Dead
Coco
D – a transaction, or to distribute cards to the players in a game
Deal
E – the main reason the number of letters sent by post has halved between 2001 and 2021
Email
F – when Antonio couldn’t repay his loan, Shylock demanded a pound of _____
Flesh
G – Steven who was central midfielder and captain for Liverpool F.C. and the England national team
Gerrard
H – Bosnia and ___________
Herzegovina
I – more familiar name for the International Crime Police Organization
Interpol
J – “Piano Man” Billy ____, who didn't start the fire
Joel
K – country where Kisumu is the third largest city
Kenya
L – Dav Pilkey’s graphic novel Dog Man: ____ of the Fleas (2018)
Lord
M – naturally occurring dark pigment, especially the pigment found in skin, hair, and fur
Melanin
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N – the only national capital in the world that starts with Ne
New Delhi
O – Subaru’s station wagon model, or a huge place down under
Outback
P – 15th-century Inca ruins Machu ____
Picchu
Q – Didier who won a Nobel Prize (with 2 others) for discovering the first extrasolar planet orbiting a sun-like star
Queloz
R – Olivia whose 2021 hits include “Drivers License”, “"Deja Vu” and “Good 4 U”
Rodrigo
S – to flavour food with spices, or something that is verão, outono, inverno or primavera in Portuguese
Season
T – not square, not tambourine
Triangle
U – Django _________, movie where a freed slave tries to rescue his wife
Unchained
V – the largest city in Laos
Vientiane
W – a verb of the past, but can precede "wolf" (on a full moon)
Were
X – denoting a film meant for adults only
X-rated
Y – a subordinate or assistant; an official serving in a royal or high noble household
Yeoman
Z – Alicia Keys’ song that would be “Cebras y aeroplanos” in Spanish
Zebras and Airplanes
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