Sunday, 7 February 2016

The Daily Teaser — 7-2-2016: The Prince of Wales

At LAST … !

I have a Sunday off!

He says, grabbing some tea … 

I work shifts: just in case you did know.

And, as the sales rise and fall over the year, where I work, the hours go up and down.

I can deal with that: I get enough financial help to be able to cope.

But it IS nice to have a Sunday off: it means I can have dinner with my family: including my nephew, Jude, who I haven’t seen for a few weeks.

Frankly … ?   I’m looking forward to that … 

~≈Â≈~

But let’s move on, shall we?

Yesterday’s teaser saw Olga* and Debbi† putting in their answers: with both scoring five 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) Edward of Caernarfon became England’s first Prince of Wales: on 7th February, 1301.   He became King of England, under which name: Edward 1st, Edward 2nd or Edward 3rd?
Q2) Who was the last Welsh Prince of Wales?
Q3) Edward of Caernarvon was the son of which English king: Edward 1st, Edward 2nd or Edward 3rd?
Q4) Who’s the current Prince of Wales?
Q5) Finally … the Prince of Wales is usually the heir to the British throne.   As such, he would be what: Heir Apparent, Heir Presumptive or Heir Restorer?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 6th February, 1987, saw Justice Mary Gaudron appointed as the first female judge appointed to which country’s High Court: Australia’s, New Zealand’s or Canada’s?
A1) Australia’s.
Q2) Washington National Airport was renamed: on 6th February, 1998.   After which US president: Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter or Bill Clinton?
A2) Ronald Reagan.
Q3) Ariel Sharon and his party won a landslide victory in his country’s election: on 6th February, 2001.   Which country is it?
A3) Israel.
Q4) 6th February, 2012, marked the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.   In other words, it marked how many years on the throne: fifty, sixty or seventy?
A4) Sixty.
Q5) Finally … 6th February, 2013, saw a Magnitude 8 earthquake hit the Solomon Islands.   Islands, and earthquake, were in which Ocean: the Atlantic, Pacific or Indian?
A5) The Pacific.
I’ll leave you with this motto …
“Ich Dien.”
Motto of the Princes of Wales.   (Translated from German, the phrase means ‘I Serve.’)
And this hymn …


Enjoy your day …













*        Oh, I know what you mean, Olga: too many books, and not enough time … !   (I’m sure I’ve heard that before …)

†        Well … it’s only a parallel world in that it’s one with a magic carpet‡, Debbi.   Which reminds me, I’ve really got to re-read Sideways In Time, again.

‡      It’s set in a version of the modern world where Seerkind — Barker’s equivalent to the fairies — exist: and are persecuted by normal humanity.   The carpet — or Fugue — is a hiding place they’ve developed to got out of the way of the book’s villains: a monstrous angel, a human policeman … and a Seerkind who’s been the rejected by her own people.

2 comments:

Olga Nunez Miret said...

Q1) Edward 2nd
Q2) Owain Glyndŵr
Q3) Edward 1st
Q4) Prince Charles
Q5) Heir Apparent (I’ve had my doubts that Prince Charles will ever become King for quite a while but I guess time will tell).
I hope you enjoy your Friday off.

Debbi said...

Well, I'm taking it out from the library! :)

1. Edward 2nd
2. Llywelyn ap Gruffudd
3. Edward the 1st
4. Prince Charles
5. Heir Apparent