Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Nik Nak’s Daily Teaser — 9-8-2017: The Second Bomb

What … ?

Wait, wait, wait, hang on … 

What … ?

The BBC’s done what … ?

They’ve cancelled Count Arthur Strong … ?

Good GODS … !

I hate to sound whiney, here, but they’ve cancelled the Count Arthur Strong show!

OK, not wasn’t big, it wasn’t necessarily clever … 

But the show was light, funny …

And had a gentleness of touch that is had to find elsewhere.

It is, much like the cancelling of The Fades, a bit of a bombshell.


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?

Here they are, alongside the How To, License and video … 

Q1) 9th August, 1945, saw US forces drop an atomic bomb.   On which Japanese city?
Q2) That city was what: a port, army base or air base?
Q3) The bomb was launched from the Bockscar.   The Bockscar was what: a B29, a F1-11 or B18?
Q4) What nickname was given to the bomb used?
Q5) Finally … Roughly how many were killed in the detonation: 31000, 33000 or 35000?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers … 

Q1) August Eighth is a 2012 film.   From which country: the USA, Germany or Russia?
A1) Russia.
Q2) 8th August, 1974, saw whom announce, “I have never been a quitter.”?
Q3) 8th August, 1170, saw the birth of Saint Dominic, founder of the Dominicans.   He’s the patron saint of whom: physicists, astronomers or mathematicians?
Q4) Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman’s divorce was finalized: on 8th August, 2001.   In which year had they married?
A4) 1990.
Q5) Finally … who sent their resignation letter to President Jefferson Davis: on 8th August, 1863?
A5) General Robert E. Lee.
Here’s a song … 

And a thought …
“I cannot conceive that the man who dropped the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a machine.”
Osho, Intimacy: Trusting Oneself and the Other.
Today’s questions will be answered in tomorrow’s Teaser.

Have a nice … day … 

*        I’m with you, there, Debbi!   And, year, I managed to correct the date.   That’s what happens when you write on five hours sleep!

1 comment:

Debbi said...

I know ... or at least, remember ... that feeling. :)

1. Nagasaki
2. a port
3. a B-29
4. Fat Man
5. 35,000 (and that's a conservative estimate)

This is too horrifying for me to contemplate. I need some sleep. Now! :) Ugh. What were we thinking?