# English Literature

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
2. Wheeler suggest that the most surprising thing about Jim Smiley's betting was
a. his success.
b. his lack of success.
c. his cheerful attitude about it.
d. the range of things on which he would bet.
I think it's either b. or d.

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1. Never mind, the answer is b.

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