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Irregular Alpha


Which of the following quotes suggest that the prevailing rumor about Bernard ("somebody made a mistake when he was still in the bottle--thought he was a Gamma and put alcohol into his blood surrogate…") might be true?

Choose ALL that apply.


"Bernard was one of the few men she knew entitled to a permit. For Lenina, that opportunity was unique."


"Bernard considered that Electro-magnetic Golf was a waste of time."


"In the end she persuaded him, much against his will, to fly over to Amsterdam to see the Semi-Demi-Finals of the Women's Heavyweight Wrestling Championship."


"…refused to take the half-gramme raspberry sundae which she pressed upon him. 'I'd rather be myself…myself and nasty. Not somebody else, however jolly.'"


"Bernard swallowed four tablets of soma at a gulp, turned on the radio and television and began to undress."