Monday’s questions

1. What does fiat panis mean?

2. What is a Kārearea?

3. Who said: “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid of misinformed beholder a black eye.”?

4. Where is Timbuktu?

5. Who wrote Beak of the Moon?

8 Responses to Monday’s questions

  1. gravedodger says:

    1 Latin on the crest of the Food and Agriculture arm of the U.N. means something about food for peace.
    2 New zealands native falcon not to be confused with Kahu the lighter coloured Harrier Hawk. Threatened species now being bred and trained to protect vinyards and oyher hort crops from smaller birds, also takes small rabbits ducklings and other prey. Can be viewed at wings at Rotorua daily shows.
    3 pass
    4 Old town in Mali famous for learning and trade. Also famous in Waiau as a flippant reply to “where are you going” or Where have YOU been.
    5 Phillip Temple

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  2. gravedodger says:

    Have looked up three and claim wrong time frame and too little time spent where I would have heard it. However will store it away for possible future use. HeHe.

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  3. lilacsigil says:

    1. Let there be bread – it’s the motto of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (part of the UN)
    2. No idea
    3. Miss Piggy!
    4. Mali – I remember finding out as a young child that it was a real place and being incredibly excited!
    5. No idea

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  4. Cactus Kate says:

    1. sounds like it is from the movie Bruno, context – “he has a fiat panis”….meaning small penis

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  5. pdm says:

    1. No idea.
    2. No idea
    3. Mae West – she must come up shortly perhaps her time has come today.
    4. North West Africa – Mali.
    5. Philip Temple

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  6. Paul Tremewan says:

    1 Either May there be bread, or a small Italian motor vehicle, (See: I knew 21% in UE Latin would always came in handy!)
    2 a big bird
    3 mail.. sorry Mali
    4 David Tua
    5

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  7. Paul Tremewan says:

    5 Philip Temple
    (Not necessarily in the rite order!)
    Sorry HP: Had to do this in 2 goes… once you hit tab, it’s posted! ( Or should that be ‘its’)
    PBT

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  8. Samo says:

    Let/May there be bread (UN food adopted as motto)
    NZ endemic falcon
    Muppett pig
    SW African crossroads in Sudan, now Mali
    Temple, about mytical Keas

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