Thursday, 22 March 2012

The Daily Teaser - 22-3-2012

Hmmm …

Well, THAT’S a thing.

Or, at least, that’s a thing for those of us who follow Dr Who, that’s something.

We fans NOW have the official news of the who’s going to be playing the new companion: an actress called Jenna-Louise Coleman: last seen — for those of us who follow these things — both in Emmerdale and Waterloo Road.

Hmmm …

Oh … And there’s a possibility that the series will be split in half again.

I’m not sure I’m found of that: the split sixth series didn’t exactly tickle me … !

Let’s get moving on, shall we … ?


Yesterday’s Teaser saw no-one putting in their answers: which leaves me wondering if Debbi’s ok*! I hope so!

So … Let’s see who’s biting, and how people do with today’s questions:here they are, along with the ‘How To’, License and video
Q1) 22nd March, 1995, saw Valery Polyakov return to Earth after a record amount of days in space: how many days … ?

Q2) 22nd March, 1972, saw which Amendment pass through both Houses of the US Congress?

Q3) More to the point, was that amendment eventually ratified … ?

Q4) 22nd March, 1906, saw the first Anglo-French Rugby match, in Paris: was it a Union or League match … ?

Q5) 22nd March, 1945, saw the founding of the Arab League: in which Egyptian city … ?

Q6) And finally … 22nd March, 1960 saw Arthur Schawlow and Charles Townes patent the LASER: what does : LASER stand for … ?
And here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 21st March, 1804, saw France adopt the Code Napoléon as its form of Civil Law: on which ancient empire’s legal system is it based … ?
A1) Rome’s: Emperor Justinian’s, to be precise.

Q2) 21st March, 1963, saw the Ministry of Transport announce it was testing what: automatic cars, automatic planes or automatic tube trains.
A2) Automatic tube trains.

Q3) 21st March, 1910, saw the birth of Julio Gallo: in which Californian industry did he find fame … ?
A3) Wine making.

Q4) 21st March, 1963, saw the closure of which US prison … ?
A4) Alcatraz.

Q5) More to the point, in which city was that prison … ?
A5) San Francisco.

Q6) And finally … 21st March, 1933, saw the completion of which notorious site?
A6) Dachau.
Enjoy those, everyone: I’ll catch you later.

After I’ve kicked off another 80s revival, with birthday boy, Pete Wylie’s, The Story Of the Blues

* Debbi, are we out there, still … ? Hello … ? Hello … ? Hmmm … NOW I’m worried … ! Give me a shout when you’re back online, Debbi … !!!!!!


PrettyMade said...

GUESS who's back... ;) At least for tonight!! :)

1) 437 days and 18 hours. Now, that's a shift...
2) The Equal Rights Amendment
3) Partially... (Is that answer enough? :D) In 35 states, no more.
4) Union? (Do they really call it "Le Crunch"??)
5) Cairo
6) Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation Does that sound dirty to anyone else??)

Huggles! :)

Debbi said...

Hi, Paul! :) *waving frantically* I'm fine. My Internet connection was out all of Wednesday. I've been running around all day today. Barely managed to post to one of my blogs:

I think feathers will probably be ruffled, but someone had to say this.

I copy-tweeted it to Gene Weingarten. I wonder if he'll be interested. :)

1. 437 days and 18 hours
2. the Equal Rights Amendment
3. No :(
4. Union
5. Cairo
6. Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation