1) If Edinburgh's a bit hard of hearing and Inverness gives you the needle, why is Coventry proud of its achievements? And what's saucy about Hemel Hempstead?
2) Where would you find the likely common origin of Scutari's angel, an actress who brought Edie back to life, and Mel Blanc as a rooster?
3) (music question) Why would these three pieces help you to navigate?
4) (music question) What sequence do these suggest?
5) Why, and where, on a typical bank holiday, would you be likely to encounter the friend of a gypsy, the friend of a knight, and the friend of a geisha?
Question submitted by listener Stan Abrahams
6) Can you identify and quantify: Pin; Two pins: Four pins: Eight pins. And why is 34 porcine, and 108 on the receiving end of the joke?
Question submitted by listener Richard Humm
7) From a mountainous desert region you might take a ship that made a voyage of discovery, to an icy coast, then a nearby fruitful island. Why would you proceed in that order?
8) If the pianist is precious, the physicist is singular and the film-maker is metallic, which chef links them generically?
Tom’s teaser question for you to think about this week is:
What value is there in a song by The Jam, a champion British weightlifter, and a literary heroine in Botswana?
The answer will be revealed in next week’s broadcast.
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