Saturday, 10 June 2017

Nik Nak’s Daily Teaser — 10-6-2017

That’s … 

Worrying … 

Right now?

Right now, Prime Minister, Theresa May, is organising her minority government.

And, behind the scenes?   Arranging the details of how her party will work with the Democratic Unionists, in Northern Ireland.

I get the impression that’s going to cause issues.

Apparently?   Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Conservatives, has admitted to reservations.

As Ian Paisley’s old party?   Are known to be socially conservative: and opposed to gay marriage, and abortion.

Ms Davidson?   Is known to be planning to marry her female partner in the not too distant future.


I’m deeply concerned.   From the little I know, the DUP are extremely socially conservative: and have had at least one MP endorsed by loyalist paramilitaries.

I was a child in the 1970s: and remember hearing the phrase “a ceasefire has failed,” too many times.

I’m worried this will set up a nasty situation reminiscent of the Troubles.

Here’s hoping … !


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 doe with today’s questions, shall we?

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

Q1) Actor, Barry Morse was born: on 10th June, 1918.   In which series did he play Lieutenant Phillip Gerald?
Q2) 10th June is Portugal Day.   The holiday marks the birth of which Portuguese writer?
Q3) The Millennium Bridge was temporarily closed: on 10th June, 2000.   Because it was what: lemon flavoured, swaying or bouncing up and down?
Q4) Jaws was caught on 10th June, 1977: in a Kent pond.   Jaws was a menace to the pond’s goldfish population … and a type of what: koi, perch or pike?
Q5) Finally … Murderer, James Earl Ray temporarily escaped: on June 10th, 1977.   Which Civil Right leader had he killed?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers … 

Q1) 9th June, 1963, saw the birth of actor, Johnny Depp.   In which film did he play Inspector Frederick Abberline?
A1) From Hell.
Q2) 9th June 1885, saw the signing of the Treaty Of Tientsin.   The Treaty formally ended a war between China: and where?
A2) France.
Q3) On the borders of Surrey and Sussex, and on 9th June, 1958, the Queen opened a revamped airport.   Which airport?
A3) Gatwick.
Q4) Michael J Fox was born: on 9th June, 1961.   Which character did he play in the Back to the Future trilogy?
A4) Marty McFly.
Q5) 9th June, 1923, saw the military take over the government: in a military coup.   In which European country?
A5) Bulgaria.
Here’s a song … 

And a thought …
“British women can’t cook.”
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, born 10th June, 1921.
Today’s questions will be answered in tomorrow’s Teaser.

Enjoy the day … 

*        Oh, I know the term, Olga: I just didn’t know what it meant!   I’ve not seen the film, either: although I know it’s got a very good reputation!   Wasn’t it Gary Oldman that wrote and directed it?   (I think this government’s got issues.   The DUP aren’t Sinn Féin: but had links with Loyalist paramilitaries.   Not pleasant … )

†        Sorry, Debbi … I think you’re stuck with him!   At least for the moment.   (Although the DUP would possibly get on with the Tea Party … )


Olga Nunez Miret said...

Q1) The Fugitive
Q2) Luís de Camões
Q3) Swaying
Q4) A perch
Q5) Martin Luther King Jr.
I'm also worried about it. Yes, it was Gary Oldman. I watched it many years back. I must check because I think I had it on DVD but not sure if I still do.

Debbi said...

There's always the hope for impeachment. But then we get Pence, which I'm not sure is much better!

1. The Fugitive
2. Luís de Camões
3. swaying
4. koi
5. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Debbi said...

Um ... is it me or does that Posh song sound an awful lot like this one? :)