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by Baldassaro
Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 345977

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

The British Academy?
by Baldassaro
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 345977

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Is correct. Over to you...
by Baldassaro
Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:47 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 345977

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Thanks. His real name was Rudolf Ditzen, but he took his pseudonym from two stories in Grimms' Fairy Tales. He died in 1947, and only became well known in the English-speaking world when his novel about life under Nazism, "Every Man Dies Alone", was published in 2010 under a slightly diffe...
by Baldassaro
Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:38 am
Forum: Archive (past events)
Topic: Bolton Quiz (31 March) Sign-Up Page
Replies: 64
Views: 41991

Re: Bolton Quiz (31 March) Sign-Up Page

So will I. My performances recently seem to have been reasonable or abject, with very little in between. Which will it be this time, I wonder...
by Baldassaro
Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 345977

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

The Schleswig-Holstein Question?
by Baldassaro
Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Quick Fire
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire
Replies: 698
Views: 455152

Re: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire

Hmm - this quickfire thing isn't really working, is it? It was Resurgam - latin for "I rise again". Which it didn't...

Free baton.
by Baldassaro
Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:35 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Quick Fire
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire
Replies: 698
Views: 455152

Re: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire

A clue then - its name was in latin, and a replica of it is at the Woodside ferry terminal in Birkenhead
by Baldassaro
Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Quick Fire
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire
Replies: 698
Views: 455152

Re: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire

Ooops. Adding a whole new dimension to Quick Fire there...

What was the name of the early submarine which sank in Liverpool Bay in 1880 (a rather inappropriate one, in the circumstances)?
by Baldassaro
Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:50 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 345977

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

That's correct. Over to you, Your Excellency...
by Baldassaro
Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:36 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 345977

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Afraid not, Mr Ambassador. He was French, and VERY romantic...

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