Friday’s answers

Thursday’s questions were:

1. What does a manometer measure?

2. It’s agneau in French, agnello in Italian, reme  in Maori and cordero in Spanish, what is it in English?

3. Who said: “I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humour.”?

4. Who wrote The Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency?

5. What are warp and weft?

Points for answering:

David got two right and a bonus for deduction.

Bearhunter got a clean sweep with a bonus for wit and wins an electronic bag of cherries.

Scrubone gets five bonuses for humour.

Andrei got four.

Gravedodger got three and a bonus for detail.

Paul got four (allowing him to get away with the general sheep because he’s a city boy when the answer was the specific lamb) with a bonus for humour and introducing me to intertwiniong .

Adam got three and a should I give a bonus for cynicism? for the quote.

PDM gets a couple of bonuses for imagination and education.

The answers follow the break:

1. Pressure of gas or blood.

2. Lamb.

3. Horatio Nelson.

4. Alexander McColl Smith.

5. The warp is the tightly stretched lengthwise threads in weaving  and the weft is woven between the warp threads.

2 Responses to Friday’s answers

  1. Paul Tremewan says:

    Ele: I originally had ‘lamb’ for (2) but took so long over the rest it became a sheep….


  2. homepaddock says:

    And another bonus for making me laugh.


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