Friday’s answers

J Bloggs and Teletext posed Thursday’s questions for which they get my thanks.

Should they have stumped us all they can claim a virtual bunch of garden flowers by leaving the answers below.

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2 Responses to Friday’s answers

  1. Teletext says:

    Andrei got me totally this week

    1. William Chester Minor is associated with what notable publication?

    It’s original title was “The New English Dictionary” but it soon became know as the “Oxford English Dictionary”.

    2. What nationality was he?

    He was an American

    3. Where was he living during his association with this publication?

    The Broadmoor Asylum for the Criminally Insane

    4. Why was he living here?

    On 17 February 1872 he shot and killed George Merrett for no apparent reason

    5. Prior to his involvement with this publication, what was his occupation and who was his employer?

    He was a surgeon in the Union Army during the American Civil War

  2. J Bloggs says:

    I thought I’d posted theese answers earlier, but the post seems to have disappeared into the ether…(not that it matters, as Teletext got them all right anyway)

    1. Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

    2. Handel’s Messiah

    3. J S Bach, George Handel and Henry Purcell

    4. The Last Night of the Proms

    5. Elgar: Land of Hope and Glory (Pomp and Circumstance); Arne: Rule Britannia and Parry: Jerusalem

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