Question of the day

Aug 18, 2016

Our last question asked: Move over, cargo shorts story, because this is the real Wall Street Journal feature of the summer. According to recent Journal headline, England is looking for a few good what? Senior Hedgehog officers, apparently:"The collapse of Britain’s hedgehog population has spawned a proliferation of only-in-England jobs, paid and unpaid positions for people willing to turn their lives upside down and even dress like a hedgehog to protect the spiky mammals."

Congratulations once again to CNN's David Daniel (at right) for being the very first to answer that correctly! Honorable mentions go out to these prodigious people for also getting it right: Craig PittmanTed StreuliCharlotte LoBuono (who cheerfully adds "I'll send my resume!"), Lucia A. WalinchusMatt NagelNatalie TindallRon Casalotti (who jokes "a job explosion that can only be described as a, ahem, 'Sonic-Boom'"), Lisette (who quips "I'm sure there was a 'spike' in applications!"), Mark Gibbs (who perfectly dubs it "the thin, prickly brown line?"), Nate Russell (who renames them the "Hedgehog Politruks" and Laura Kath (who accurately adds the hashtag #SpikeyCreaturesRule).

As for today's question, here it is: Why was a pole vault silver medalist reduced to unhappy tears during a recent medal ceremony in Rio?

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