Friday’s answers

Thursday’s questions were:

1. What is paregmenon?

2.  Who said: “The best thing one can do when it’s raining is let it rain“?

3. What is a whio?

4. It’s pluie in French, pioggia in Italian, lluvia in Spanish and ua in Maori, what is it in English?

5. Who was New Zealand’s first Jewish premier?

Points for answers:

Andrei got four.

Zen got four with a bonus for word plays.

PDM got a grin – and thanks for your concern but I’m in good humour and my farmer is safe.

Grant got three and an on-the-right-track for #1 with a bonus for listening to his mother.

GD got three with a bonus for the bread and extra information.

Teletext wins an electronic bag of peaches for five right.

 1. The juxtaposition of words with a similar derivation eg sense and sensibility.

2. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

3. Blue duck.

4. Rain.

5. Julius Vogel.

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