Monday, 13 February 2012

The Daily Teaser - 13-2-2012

Ohhh …

But that’s a good cup of tea, that really is … !

Sorry, I know, that’s possibly not the first thing to mention on a Monday morning.

But at least if nothing else … ?

It’s put a smile on Jude’s face … !

Let’s get moving on, shall we … ?

I know Jude is … !*


Yesterday’s Teaser saw Debbiº — all on her ownsome — putting in her answers: and, along with organising the Riptide launch party, also bagging 6 out of 6.

Let’s see how she — and you — do with today’s questions, shall we? Here they are, along with the How To, License and video
Q1) 13th February, 1981, saw two miles of streets in Louisville, Kentucky, destroyed by explosions in what … ?

Q2) 13th February, 1967, saw American researchers discover the Madrid Codices, in the National Library of Spain: who wrote those Codices … ?

Q3) 13th February, 1961, saw the discovery of the Coso Artifact: an apparently 500, 000 year old piece of rock that seemed to hold what … ?

Q4) 13th February, 2011 saw members of the Umatilla Native American tribe allowed to hunt what, in over a century … ?

Q5) And finally … 13th February, 1978, saw Anna Ford make her debut as an ITN newsreader: which BBC show had she — briefly — been a reporter on … ?
And here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 12th February, 1503, saw Vasco Da Gama set out for his second voyage to where: India, Africa or America?
A1) India.

Q2) More to the point, which port city did he set out from … ?
A2) Lisbon.

Q3) 12th February, 1999, saw a group of international scientists highlight the potential hazards of what … ?
A3) Genetically modified food.

Q4) 12th February, 1733, saw James Oglethorpe found the 13th of the original 13 US colonies: which modern US state is it … ?
A4) Georgia.

Q5) 12th February, 1912, saw the formal abdication of the Emperor of which country … ?
A5) China.

Q6) And finally … 12th February, 1964, fighting on which island leave 16 dead … ?
A6) Cyprus.
Enjoy those, everyone.

I’m going to leave you with this tune from the late Whitney Houston. 48 … ? Is too young …

* Literally, actually: he managed to get from the living room to the kitchen, last night, shuffling along on his rear … !

º Hang on, Debbi, HOW old did you say you were when the stroke hit … ? Bloody HELL, you’re looking good on it … !

1 comment:

Debbi said...

Ha ha ha ... I knew that would draw a comment from someone. Yeah, I'm old as dirt, but I'm doing okay for a dinosaur. :)

Would you believe Tom Hanks and I are the exact same age? Just an odd fact. :)

1. sewers
2. Leonardo da Vinci
3. a spark plug
4. bison or buffalo
5. Tomorrow's World