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.

2 Comments posted on "Trivia Question of the Week (12)"
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…