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Tuesday 16 July 2013, 14:36

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    Q: What was Michael Palin told by his school careers advisor that his ideal job would be?
    A: Working at Pilkington’s Glass Factory

    Q: What song was Gordon Goody singing after the Great Train Robbers unwrapped their £2.5 million pound haul?
    A: The Good Life by Tony Bennett

    Q: Why did the makers of The Killing put Sarah Lund in THAT jumper?
    A: They wanted an equivalent of Clint Eastwood’s poncho.

    Q: Alan Whicker passed away last week, but he had been reported dead before. How?
    A: During the Korean War an artillery spotter was flying alongside Whicker, and was shot down. The Daily Mail reported it was Alan Whicker, in what Whicker described as “a depressingly small little item”.

    Q: Where did officers of the National Public Order Intelligence Unit, which went undercover to target political activists, get the names for their undercover aliases?
    A: They used the names of dead children.

    Q: Prof Jane Somerville likens her experience of early cardiac surgery to an episode of which TV programme?
    A: M*A*S*H

    Q: Name two key ingredients of absinthe.
    A: Anise, wormwood, (sugar, herbs).

 
 

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