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Filed Under (General, Trivia Question of the Week) by Rob on 24-03-2008

Q: The word ‘robot’ means ‘forced labour’ or ‘drudgery’ in which European language?

Answer to last week’s question: The Nile has tributaries called ‘blue’ and ‘white’.
The winner was Paul Morriss.



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Eddie on March 24th, 2008 at 9:21 am #

Czech from the Story Rossum’s Universal Robots, by a writer whose name I can’t remember and can’t be bothered to Google.


Tim on March 30th, 2008 at 5:03 am #

Speaking of robots, I don’t know if you can access YouTube at any reasonable speed…but here’s an incredible video of one in action. Stick around until it hits the ice and parking lot, for sure…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1czBcnX1Ww