Alphabest: The Best of Lists, the List of Bests
   
      The Best of Alphabets, the Alphabet of Bests, Part Two  
     
   
 

homeward bound

 

 

a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l   m   n   o   p   q   r   s   t   u   v   w   x   y   z

M
best military leader: mohammed
best motorist: mr. toad

N
best nose: gogol

O
best ocean: pacific

P
best principle: uncertainty
best pyramid: no. 4 Tikal

Q
best quark: strange
"three quarks for Muster Mark." -James Joyce

R

best riddler: sphinx
What animal has one voice, but goes on four legs in the
morning, two legs at noon, and upon three legs in the evening?

best ring-bearer: s. gamgee

S
best shoes: red
   "Bad girls have the nicest shoes." — Leonard Michaels

best Sikh guru: nanak

T
best temptation of st. anthony: flaubert

U
best unpopulated region: bob marshall wilderness

V
best volcano: agua

W
best whig windbag: william henry harrison
"William Henry Harrison gave the longest Inaugural address in the history of the
US in 1841 on a very cold day. He caught pneumonia, and died of it nearly
one month after his speech. He was president for one month...."

X
best xenophonic narrative: the anabasis

Y
best yodelling brakeman: jimmie rodgers

Z
best zulu warrior: shaka

 


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