Wednesday, 26 November 2014

The Daily Teaser — 26-11-2014

Bleugh … !

And DOUBLE bleugh … !

Or possibly even triple bleugh … 

Did I tell you I was working, yesterday … ?

I didn’t … ?   I was working, yesterday.

Quite a long shift, actually.

With the net result that, this morning … ?   I am definitely felling my age,

And leg muscles.

And lower spine.

And feet.

And … well, you get my drift … 


Yesterday’s Teaser saw Debbi* putting in her answers: and scoring four out of five.

Let’s see how everyone does with today’s questions, shall we?

Here they are, along with the How ToLicense and video … 

Q1) 26th November, 1902, saw the birth of Maurice McDonald: which fast food chain did he and his brother, Richard, found?
Q2) 26th November, 1922, saw Howard Carter and Lord Carnavon enter the tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amun.   Tut-Ankh-Amun’s father tried introduced a new religion to Egypt: what was his name?
Q3) 26th November, 1940, saw the Luftwaffe sink the HMT Rohna: in the Mediterranean.   What did the T stand for in HMT?
Q4) 26th November is the Day Of The Covenant: in which religion?
Q5) Finally … 26th November, 1922, saw the release of The Toll Of The Sea.   It was the first picture to use what: Technicolor,  Cinemascope or Kodachrome?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 25th November, 1758, saw British forces capture Fort Duquense: during the French and Indian War.   The site of the Fort is now in what’s which US city: Pittsburgh, Pittston or Pottsville?
Q2) 25th November, 1952, saw the opening of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap: the world’s longest running play.   It’s now playing in Saint Martin’s Theatre: but originally opened in which London theatre?
A2) The Ambassador’s.
Q3) 25th November used to be marked as Evacuation Day: the day in 1783, when British forces left what’s now the USA.   More specifically, left which US city?
A3) New York.
Q4) 25th November, 1914, saw the birth of baseball player, Joe DiMaggio.   Which actress were he, Arthur Miller and Officer James Dougherty married to?
Q5) Finally … 25th November, 2009, saw freak floods hit which Saudi Arabian city?
A5) Jeddah.
I’ll leave you with this song …

And this thought …
“God moves in a mysterious way,

His wonders to perform;

He plants his footsteps in the sea,

And rides upon the storm.”
William Cowper, 26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800.
Enjoy your day.

*        I was always one for The Joker, Debbi!   (Did you know Heath Ledger’s performance was influenced by The Killing Joke?   Worth a read, that.)

1 comment:

Debbi said...

Didn't know that.

1. McDonald's
2. Akhenaten
3. Transport
4. Baha'i
5. Technicolor (I guess, but it was actually the second, according to this: