The men are lined up on one side of the room. To each is given three or

four buttons, a needle and thread, and a piece of cloth. They race to

see which can sew the buttons in a straight line on the piece of

cloth, securely, in the quickest time.

The women are lined up on the opposite side of the room before a plank.

To each is given a hammer and six or eight nails. They race to see who

first can drive the nails into the plank without bending them over.

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