Crazy About Daisies
Women In History
Portmanteaus
Innovations
What's On Your Head?
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Kindergarten-age young misses in this organization are called Daisies, after Juliette Gordon Low's nickname

Girl Scouts

100

In 1860 she established a school for nurses at St. Thomas' hospital

Florence Nightingale

100

 The little-used word diaphane provides this transparent packaging material with the second half of its name

Cellophane

100

Duke University has developed a prototype for a cloak that grants this power, just like Harry Potter's

Invisibility

100

This Russian word for "grandmother" has come to mean a headscarf

A Babushka

200

These very brief denim shorts are named for a female resident of TV's Hazzard County

Daisy Dukes

200

This 18th-century Russian ruler hinted that none of her three children was fathered by her hubby--ouch

Catherine the Great

200

Robert Borkenstein patented this device that police use to determine a driver's level of intoxication

Breathalyzer 

200

Matching swatches? The "everyday spectrometer" has a light filter that identifies the true this of any object

Colour

200

The name of this piece of headwear comes from the French for "tuft of hair"

A Toupee

300

Princess Daisy is the love interest of this brother of video game plumber Mario

Luigi

300

Lucrezia Borgia was the daughter of a corrupt man who got this title in 1492

Pope

300

In 1966 Jerry Lewis began hosting one of these long broadcasts as a fundraiser every Labor Day weekend

Telethon

300

A genetically engineered type of this infectious agent, of which influenza is a type, is treating U.K. heart patients

A Virus

300

Oleg Cassini dressed Jackie for JFK's inauguration while Halston put this style of hat on her head

A Pillbox

400

In 2015 the Daisy Company celebrated the 75th anniversary of this air rifle named for a comic strip cowboy

Red Ryder

400

A documentary by Ken Burns titled "Not for Ourselves Alone" explored the lives of Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton, two of the country's greatest these, from the Latin for "voting tablet".

Suffragettes

400

To divide a geographic area into voting districts, giving an unfair advantage to one party during elections

Gerrymander

400

Scientists around the world are working on this type of animal-friendly meat, from the Latin for "glass"

"In Vitro" Meat

400

Boniface VIII is seen wearing this papal headgear, also a term for a princess's crown

A Tiara

500

These cheerful perennials bloom in many colors & have thick, sturdy stems

Gerbera Daisies 

500

documentary "Not for Ourselves Alone" explored the lives of Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 2 of our country's greatest these, from the Latin for "voting tablet"

Margaret Sanger

500

This thing on strings puts the "M" in Muppet

Marionette 

500

"The world's smallest movie" uses atoms & this type of animation in which the camera takes a break as objects are moved

Stop-Motion

500

Philip Treacy made the hats with this name that tells you that they capture & hold your attention

A Fascinator

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