It’s a Tuesday.
In case you didn’t know.
And … ?
Well, I’ve also got a day off.
Which is all good.
But right now? I’m also think I’ve a job that’s good, unstressful …
And means I get home at eleven.
I think I want to go back to bed.
After I buy what I forgot to get, when I was in town, yesterday.
I need shoe polish …
But let’s move on, shall we?
Yesterday’s Teaser saw Debbi* putting in her answers: scoring five out of five in the process.
Let’s see how everyone does with today’s questions, shall we?
Q1) Food writer, Pat Chapman, was born: on 20th December, 1940. He founded what: the Curry Club, the Cheese Society or the United and Antient Crab Eaters of the UK?
Q2) Richard 1st of England was captured by Leopold 5th: on 20th December, 1192. As he was on the way home from the third what: Glastonbury Festival, Crusades or Crab Eaters lodge meeting?
Q3) It’s A Wonderful Life was released: on 20th December, 1946. Who directed the film?
Q4) The UK’s government introduced the bill that allowed council tenants — those of us in public housing, if you didn’t know — to buy their homes: on 20th December of which year?
Q5) Finally … Doctors Without Borders was founded: on 20th December, 1971. What’s it’s name: in the original French?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 19th December, 1984, saw Britain agree to hand Hong Kong back to its original rulers. Which country was that?A1) China.
Q2) More to the point, in which year was the colony handed back?A2) 1997.
Q3) 19th November, 1906, saw the birth of Leonid Brezhnev: late leader of the USSR. Which country of the USSR was he from?A3) The Ukraine.
Q4) While we feeling Soviet … 19th December, 1986, saw who released from his internal exile?A4) Andre Sakharov.
Q5) Finally … The European Space Agency launched a space telescope: on 19th December, 2013. Called what?A5) Gaia.
I’ll leave you with this thought …
“The well-being of the British people and the health of our economy are far more important than any government's commitment to a particular strategy, but to change course now would be fatal to the whole counter-inflation strategy.”Sir Geoffrey Howe, 20 December 1926 – 9 October 2015.
And this tune …
Have a good day.
* Glad to hear it, Debbi! Oh … While’ll we’re on the subject? I’ve been hearing a lot of this tune, over the past few days: utter genus from Jona Lewis … That I’ve still got on vinyl, somewhere …