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What kinds of fuel other than oil or gas are burned in stoves to heat a house?

June 26, 2015 by admin

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D36b
What kinds of fuel other than oil or gas are burned in stoves to heat a house?
Added
N/A
FALSE
This question is new; it was not asked in the 1965-70 survey.
WOOD
PELLETS
COAL
CORNCOBS
PROPANE
CORN
CORN PELLETS
ELECTRIC
KEROSENE
PALLETS
PAPER
SLABS
WOOD PELLETS
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9
6
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1

The strip of wood along the bottom of the wall (inside a room) joining to the floor:

June 26, 2015 by admin

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D37
The strip of wood along the bottom of the wall (inside a room) joining to the floor:
D37
Minor
TRUE
This question was slightly altered from the 1965-70 question.
BASEBOARD
MOLDING
MOPBOARD
TRIM
FLOOR MOLDING
HALF ROUND
MOULDING
TOE NAIL STRIP
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7
5
2
1
1
1
1

What nicknames do people have around here for a small eating place where the food is not especially good?

June 26, 2015 by admin

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46
D39
What nicknames do people have around here for a small eating place where the food is not especially good?
D39
None
TRUE
GREASY SPOON
DIVE
DINER
DUMP
A GREASY SPOON
CAFE
DIRTY SPOON
G AND V (GAG AND VOMIT)
HOLE IN THE WALL
TOMAINE HEAVEN
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11
4
4
1
1
1
1
1
1

A place where people come to spend a vacation in a parked travel trailer:

June 26, 2015 by admin

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D26d
A place where people come to spend a vacation in a parked travel trailer:
Added
N/A
FALSE
This question is new; it was not asked in the 1965-70 survey.
CAMPGROUND
TRAILER PARK
TRAILER CAMP
CAMP GROUNDS
IN A PARK
IN THE WOODS
MOBILE HOME PARK
PARK
RESORT
RV PARK
STATE PARK
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4
3
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1

Names and nicknames around here for the upper balcony in a theater:

June 26, 2015 by admin

4
47
D40
Names and nicknames around here for the upper balcony in a theater:
D40
None
TRUE
BALCONY
MEZZANINE
PEANUT GALLERY
GALLERY
HIGH PRICE TICKET
NOSEBLEED SEATS
UPSTAIRS
17
3
3
1
1
1
1

What do you call a vacation home? "We went to (the) __________ for the weekend."

June 26, 2015 by admin

4
30
D26e
What do you call a vacation home? "We went to (the) __________ for the weekend."
Added
N/A
FALSE
This question is new; it was not asked in the 1965-70 survey.
CABIN
COTTAGE
LAKE HOUSE
LAKE
SHANTY
SUMMER HOUSE
TRAILER
UP NORTH
VACATION HOME
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10
5
1
1
1
1
1
1

What do you call a vehicle especially designed for travel and camping?

June 26, 2015 by admin

4
31
D26f
What do you call a vehicle especially designed for travel and camping?
Added
N/A
FALSE
This question is new; it was not asked in the 1965-70 survey.
RV
CAMPER
MOTOR HOME
FIFTH WHEEL
TRAVEL TRAILER
TRAILER
A WINNABAGO HOME
CAMPING TRAILER
TENT TRAILER
WINNEBAGO
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11
7
5
5
3
1
1
1
1

If a person buys a house to fix up and sell at a profit, you might say, "He's going to ________ that house."

June 26, 2015 by admin

4
32
D26g
If a person buys a house to fix up and sell at a profit, you might say, "He's going to ________ that house."
Added
N/A
FALSE
This question is new; it was not asked in the 1965-70 survey.
FLIP
FIX UP
REMODEL
RENOVATE
TURN AROUND
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5
3
2
1

Strips of wood used to cover the outside of a frame house:

June 26, 2015 by admin

4
33
D27
Strips of wood used to cover the outside of a frame house:
D27
None
TRUE
SIDING
CLAPBOARD
CLAPBOARDS
BATTENS
BOARD AND BATTEN
SHIPLAP
SLATS
WEATHERBOARDING
18
2
2
1
1
1
1
1

What hangs below the edge of the roof to carry off rainwater?

June 26, 2015 by admin

4
34
D28
What hangs below the edge of the roof to carry off rainwater?
D28
Minor
TRUE
This question was slightly altered from the 1965-70 question.
GUTTER
GUTTERS
EAVE TROUGH
EAVE TROUGHS
EAVES
RAIN GUTTER
EAVE
EAVES TROUGH
EVES TROUGH
RAIN TROUGH
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6
2
2
2
2
1
1
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1
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