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Postby Selby White » 13 Apr 2019, 09:32

CONNECTIONS
1. A UK Number 1 for Diana Ross in March 1986 written by the Bee Gees?
2. Who won an Academy Award for best supporting actor for"The Fighter"?
3. An idiom meaning" a no win situation" came from which novel by Joseph Heller?
4. What is the most southerly tip of Britain called?
5. What is London's oldest gentleman's club founded in 1693?
6. Tufted, Ruddy and Mandarin are types of which bird species?
7. Lapsong souchong is a type of what?
8. Who created the character of Brigit Jones?
9. Which 1949 British film featured the character of Harry Lime?
10. The Connection
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Re: Today's offering

Postby rigger » 13 Apr 2019, 10:07

CONNECTIONS
1. A UK Number 1 for Diana Ross in March 1986 written by the Bee Gees? CHAIN REACTION
2. Who won an Academy Award for best supporting actor for"The Fighter"?
3. An idiom meaning" a no win situation" came from which novel by Joseph Heller? CATCH-22
4. What is the most southerly tip of Britain called? LAND'S END
5. What is London's oldest gentleman's club founded in 1693?
6. Tufted, Ruddy and Mandarin are types of which bird species?
7. Lapsong souchong is a type of what? TEA
8. Who created the character of Brigit Jones?
9. Which 1949 British film featured the character of Harry Lime?
10. The Connection
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Re: Today's offering

Postby Wigan White » 13 Apr 2019, 10:52

4. Lizard Point

9. The Third Man
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Re: Today's offering

Postby Sniffer » 13 Apr 2019, 11:06

Selby White wrote:CONNECTIONS
1. A UK Number 1 for Diana Ross in March 1986 written by the Bee Gees? Chain Reaction (a chain is 22 yards - the length of the cut strip wicket to wicket)
2. Who won an Academy Award for best supporting actor for"The Fighter"? Christian Bale (Bail)
3. An idiom meaning" a no win situation" came from which novel by Joseph Heller? Catch 22 (Catch)
4. What is the most southerly tip of Britain called? Lizard Point (Point - fielding position square on the off side)
5. What is London's oldest gentleman's club founded in 1693? Whites (What cricketers traditionally wear)
6. Tufted, Ruddy and Mandarin are types of which bird species? Duck (A particularly poor score)
7. Lapsong souchong is a type of what? Tea (A civilised break between innings)
8. Who created the character of Brigit Jones? Helen Fielding (What the other 10 players are doing when the bowler's having a go at the batsman)
9. Which 1949 British film featured the character of Harry Lime? The Third Man (A fielding position behind the wicket on the off side)
10. The Connection Cricket
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Re: Today's offering

Postby rigger » 13 Apr 2019, 12:17

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Re: Today's offering

Postby johnh » 13 Apr 2019, 13:57

5. Boodles
6. Ducks
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