We have a new champion: Steve gets four points plus a bonus for being the first to get KLM and another bonus for humour – intended or not – for his answer to 4.
Cadwallader got one right, a bonus for being first with that answer and a bonus for inventiveness for the answer to 2.
Gravedodger got three (although I think strictly speaking ammonium carbonate is a by-product of hartshorn) and the bonus he sought for handling all those wee bales (now known as weetbix).
Rob got three right and a bonus for lateral thinking with his answer to 4, though it wasn’t right.
Andrei got two right, another point for being close with 2 and adding extra information about hart (although hartshorn is a substance from the antlers not the antlers themselves) with a bonus for being first with Madeleine Albright.
Paul gets four points and a bonus for humour for his answer to 4.
PDM got one and a bonus for humour – intended or not – for his answer to 1.
Samo also got four right and a bonus for extra information.
P.S. Because I have a problem with typso typos, I’ve accepted Bayton which was given as the answer twice instead of Baynton.
Monday’s questions were:
1. What is the oldest airline still operating under its original name?
2. What is hartshorn?
3. Who wrote Jane and the Dragon?
4. Who said, I’ve never been to New Zealand before. But one of my role models, Xena, the warrior princess, comes from there.”?
5. What is the common name for alfalfa?
The answers follow the break:
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