Monday’s Quiz

1. Who uses these phrases and what do they stand for:  Dirty Gerttie, Tweak of the Thumb and Red Raw?

2. Which countries are members of the G8?

3. It’s farfalla in Italian, mariposa in Spanish and papillon in French – what is it in English?

4. Who said: “If you want something said, ask a man . . . if you want something done, ask a woman.” 

5. The first four lines of our National anthem in Maori are: E Ihowa Atua/O nga iwi matou ra/Ata whakarongona;
/Me aroha noa .
What are the next four lines?

6 Responses to Monday’s Quiz

  1. Gravedodger says:

    1 pass will be interested in the answer though
    2 UK USA France Germany Canada Russia China Italy
    3 Butterfly 1st in line had a dressage pony called Papillon who moved like one.
    4 Margaret Thatcher UK PM
    5 Kia hua ko te pai
    Kia tau to atawhai
    Manaakitia mai
    Aotearoa

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  2. Paul Tremewan says:

    1 Housie numbers
    2 US, Canada, Russia, Britain, Germany, France, China and Japan
    3 butterfly ( or in the case of the French.. famous criminal)
    4 Julia Gillard
    5 sotto voce: mumble mumble, hum hum
    mumble hum mumble hum
    hum hum
    mumble mumble…

    then, forte: God of nations at thy feet….

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  3. adam2314 says:

    1. Dirty Gertie was Lilo Lil’s sister.

    2. France Germany Italy UK. USA. Japan Canada Russia.

    3. Butterfly.

    4. Oscar Wilde.. But what would he know about any women :-))

    5. Don’t know . I played Rugby

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  4. pdm says:

    1. Pass but if it is Housie numbers I suggest Dirty Gertie is blind 30, Red Raw is 44 and Tweak Of The Thumb – I have a sore Bum.
    2. USA, Great Britain, Canada, Germany, Japan, Russia,
    France and China.
    3. Butterfly
    4. Someones mother in law.
    5. Pass but I know the first two verses in English.

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  5. Bearhunter says:

    1. Bingo numbers? No idea really, just going with the majority.

    2. US, UK, Germany, France, China, Russia, Japan, Canada.

    3. Butterfly.

    4. Maggie “Atilla the Hen” Thatcher.

    5. Kia hua ko te pai/ Kia tau te atawhai/ Mana ake tia mai/Aotearoa

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  6. Gravedodger says:

    Dont follow the 1st link that came up when I googled Dirty Gertie after I did the quiz.

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