Thursday’s quiz

1. Who said: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do that by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”?

2. Who is the author who wrote Cut and Run and Slaughter Falls under the pseudonym Alix Bosco?

3. It’s miel in French and Spanish, miele in Italian and honi or miere in Maori, what is it in English?

4. Who was Piglet’s grandfather?

5. Which teams met for the Bronze final in the 2007 Rugby World Cup?

5 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. pdm says:

    1. Pass
    2. Pass
    3. Pass
    4. I cannot wait to find out – I thought I knew most things about AA Milne stories.
    5. It wasn’t the All Blacks – they went out in the quarter finals and yet to my disgust Henry, Hansen and Smith were reappointed.

  2. Andrei says:

    (1) Mark Twain
    (2) –
    (3) мед which transliterates to med. Related to mead or just coincidence I wonder? Mead being honey wine of course. The answer is honey
    (4) According to the book it was claimed to be Trespassers Will or William
    (5) Argentina was one, who won, as I recall but the other who lost ????

  3. adam2314 says:

    1. Pass.
    2. Pass.
    3. Pass.
    4. Pass
    5. Pass.

    No excuses !.

  4. gravedodger says:

    1 pass
    2 pass
    3 honey
    4 Old Berkshire known affectionately as ‘Grunter’ at his local, was he the Chief Constable.
    5 France and Argentina, result only slightly lifted the Black Dog when those bloody Frogs were denied that.
    Argentina were the only team that turned up IMO.

    Answer to q4 is a vain attempt to avoid a fail, yeah pathetic I know.

  5. Cadwallader says:

    Couldn’t even make a start this week…..

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