Thursday’s questions were:
1. Who said: The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.?
2. What are the first two lines of this verse:
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.
3. It’s lutte in French, lotta in Italian, lucha in Spanish and whawhai in Maori, what is it in English?
4. What are the main ingredients in Anzac biscuits?
5. Which book about or set during a war would you recommend?
Points for answers:
Willdwan got four.
Andrei got four (#2 asked for the first two lines).
J Bloggs got four.
Teletxt also got four and a bonus for extra information which unfortunately didn’t include the answer to the question – the first two lines of that verse.
In the spirit of the day you all win an electronic batch of Anzac biscuits.
Answers follow the break:
1. Leo Tolstoy.
2. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
4. Most recipies have: flour, sugar, rolled oats, coconut, butter, golden syrup, baking soda and boiling water.
5. Mark of the Lion; The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer; Once There Was A War and The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck; Death of a Wren by Nevil Shute; The Snow Goose and Scruffy by Paul Gallico; Sailing Orders by R.S. Porteous (who also writes about Gallipoli in Cattleman); Appointment With Venice by Jerrard Tickell; The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah . . .