Saturday, 27 June 2015

The Daily Teaser — 27-5-2015

Blimey, that was a mild shock … 

You’ve probably realised I’m working, now: haven’t you … ?

As a cashier at a local fast food restaurant.

Last night … ?

I was happily working away — on a busy Friday — when an ex-girlfriend walked in with her date … !!

BIT of a shocker, there … 

For both of us, I think.

Certainly for me: this was a relationship that was … 



Yeah … 

Like that … !

Like I say … 

That was a mild shocker … 


But let’s move on, shall we?

Yes, let’s … !

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

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

Here they are, along with the How To, License and video … 

Q1) 27th June, 1977, saw Djibouti become independent.   Of which European nation?
Q2) 27th June, 1880, saw the birth of the first deaf/blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.   Who was that person?
Q3) 27th June, 1981, saw the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China officially blame Mao Zedong.   What for: the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution or the Great Chinese Famine?
Q4) 27th June, 2005, saw serial killer, Dennis Rader, plead guilty to ten counts of murder.   Rader was known as the what killer?
Q5) Finally … 27th june, 2007, saw Tony Blair step down as Britain’s Prime Minister.   Which constituency did he represent, as an MP?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 26th June, 1997, saw the US Supreme Court rule that the Communications Decency Act of 1996, unconstitutional: as it violated which Amendment to the US Constitution: the first, second or third?
A1) First.
Q2) That amendment covered freedom of what: though, action or speech?
A2) Speech.
Q3) Moving on … 26th June, 1977, saw the murder of Jayne McDonald: by which notorious serial killer?
A3) Peter Sutcliffe: also known as the Yorkshire Ripper.
Q4) 26th June is the UN sponsored International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.   What, according the UN’s 2014 UN Office on Drugs and Crime 2014 report, what’s the world’s most used illegal drug?
A4) Cannabis.   (It’s listed on Table one, on page 2 of section A of the report, 1. RECENT STATISTICS AND TREND ANALYSIS OF THE ILLICIT DRUG MARKET.   You have to love wading through statistics, don’t you … … … … … )
Q5) 26th June is one of the Feast days of Saint David of Thessalonica: also know as David the Dendrite.   Dendrite meant that — for a while — he live in what: a barrel, pole or tree?
A5) A tree.   (Saints who live on poles are Stylites.   Now … go find me a saint in a barrel …)
Q6) Finally … 26th June is Ratcatcher’s Day.   In which German town?
A6) Hamelin.
I’ll leave you with this thought …
“When I was a kid, it was a huge insult to be a geek. Now it's a point of pride in a weird way.”

J. J. Abrams, born 27th June, 1966.
And with a tune written by Doc Pomus … 

Have a good day!

*        Oh, tell me about it, Debbi … !

1 comment:

Debbi said...

Hang in there, Paul! :) Don't work too hard. Thank you for all your Mac "tech support"! :)

1. France
2. Helen Keller
3. the Cultural Revolution
4. the BTK killer
5. Sedgefield