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Vic Patterson

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  1. 1. In which year was the wearing of front seat belts made compulsory in England? 1968 2. Pertussis is the medical name for which infectious disease? Whooping cough 3. Which Spanish singer was a goalkeeper with Real Madrid before a car crash ended his career? Julio Iglesias 4. Which bird was once known as the Halcyon? Kingfisher 5. What was the first name of the silent film star Fatty Arbuckle? Roscoe 6. In which American state is The Garden of the Gods? Colorado 7. If one, two and three are Cardinal what are First, Second and Third? Ordinal 8. By what name did Frances Glumm become better known? Judy Garland 9. At which battle of 1798 did the boy stand on the burning deck? Aboukir Bay 10. In which year was Hong Kong handed back to China? 1997 11. Which metal provides an outer protective layer when iron is galvanised? Zinc 12. The berries of which evergreen tree are used to flavour gin? Juniper
  2. He opens it by himself CL, after taking the suet cake from the end section, but he didn't go in for that.
  3. I love the technology! now to plan the walk I would have been on if I hadn't started this plan! I feel fitter already.
  4. Happy birthday CL, I hope you are having a great day, (and not shovelling snow!)
  5. 18 Time to say goodbye, Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman
  6. Happy new year everyone, and thank you Canny lass for our Friday quiz. 1. What is often referred to as ‘the green-eyed monster’? Jealousy 2. In which English county is the Isle of Purbeck? Dorset, 3. Iguanas belong to which reptile family? lizard family Iguanidae. 4. Who composed the opera The Bartered Bride? Bedřich Smetana, 5. Who is the patron saint of messengers? Gabriel 6. What was the town of Mechelen in Belgium once famous for? Wood carvings, lace and tapestry 7. Who was the first US President to be awarded the Nobel Peace prize? Theodore Roosevelt 8. Which British boxer lost to Joe Louis on points in 1937 when fighting for the World Heavyweight Title? Tommy Farr 9. On which day of the week is a child who is said to be “loving and giving” born? Friday 10. What did Sir Lancelot’s adultery prevent him from doing? (Keep it clean)! Finding the Holy Grail 11. What is Gneiss a type of? Metamorphic rock 12. Which footballer was the first player to be sent off playing for England? Alan Mullery
  7. Happy new year everyone, wishing you and your families the best of health and happiness for 2021.
  8. 1. Mince pies 2. Reuter 3. 1.8 milliseconds 4. USA 5. 4'6" 6. Polar bear, bearded seal, walrus, and moose, 7. Shake hands (right handed) 8. As a possible Hermaphrodite who knows? 9. Over 70 items are listed! 10. Redheads 11. Proto-Germanic 12. India 13. “Thou shalt "NOT" commit adultery”? Book of Exodus 14. Which language could “would” King George 1 not speak? English 15. False, was preserved in a cask of brandy, or rum, 16. Carl Diem, the chief organizer of the Berlin Games 17. Robert Devereux, the second Earl of Essex 18. 17.5 miles 19. Ohio 20. Vomited
  9. Too late to learn John, find a teenager, or be like me and reck everything! I usually figure it out eventually but never sure how. Merry Christmas.
  10. 1. White Christmas 2. i) Iceland. ii) Italy. iii) Spain. iv) Denmark. v) Germany. 3. Turkey. 4. 808, (178 actual legs) 5. Cupid 6. Ebenezer 7. Michael Caine 8. Krampus 9. Jingle Bells 10. Home alone 11. Tiny Tots 12. Albus Dumbledore. 13. Scottish Reformation, (split from Catholic Church.) 14. Justin Trudeau 15. Norway 16. George V 17. Clement Clarke Moore 18. Christmas, Merry. 19. Reindeer, named Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen 20. Professor Hinkle
  11. Merry Christmas everyone, best wishes to you and your families, I hope you all stay safe and healthy.
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