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who, what, where, when? WHO... wrote the play on which Debussy based his opera Pelleas et Melisande? WHAT... is a hoatzin? WHERE... According to legend is Joseph of Arimathea supposed to have built the first Christian church in Britain? WHEN... did Oliver Cromwell first represent Huntingdon as Member of Parliament? remember when... The following events all occurred in a year in living memory. Can you guess the year? 1 Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden married the Prime Minister's niece, Clarissa 2 The Winter Olympics took place in Oslo 3 Liam Neeson was born 4 Israel's first President Chaim Weizmann died impossipuzzles "What did you get?" Doug asked, when his sisters came in.

"Toffees?" "Sure." Linda emptied the bag on to the table. "I'm taking a third of them and then two more," she told him. "You may have some if you're lucky."

Chris nodded. "That's right," she said, taking half of what remained and also two toffees. "You didn't pay but you can have the seven that are left."

How many did Linda take? wordwise The word may sound familiar, but what does it mean? DRAZEL A Corn stalks B Drag-net C A sloven who am I? A singer and songwriter, I was born in Warracknabeal, Australia in 1957. I formed a band called The Boys Next Door who became The Birthday Party. My backing band is called The Bad Seeds.

10 questions 1. Sir Norman Foster is the architect responsible for which tourist attraction in Gateshead? 2. Which American President announced his resignation on this day in 1974 after a political scandal? 3. How many UK number one singles did the Bay City Rollers have? 4. Which author wrote the books Salem's Lot, Christine and The Green Mile? 5. The Ride of the Valkyries is one of the most famous pieces of music produced by which classical composer? 6. In the casino game craps, the term 'snake eyes' means you have rolled which number on each die? 7. Football club West Bromwich Albion unveiled an unusual new mascot at the weekend. What does it look like? 8. Which country receives the most tourist arrivals annually? 9. Jim Davidson and which famous snooker player used to host BBC game show Big Break? 10. An airport is named after former footballer George Best in which city? answers WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN: Maurice Maeterlinck; A tropical bird; Glastonbury; 1628.

REMEMBER WHEN: 1952. IMPOSSIPUZZLES: Linda took 12 toffees. WORDWISE: C. WHO AM I: Nick Cave. 10 QUESTIONS: 1 The Sage, 2 Richard Nixon, 3 Two, 4 Stephen King, 5 Richard Wagner, 6 One, 7 A boiler - its name is Boiler Man, 8 France, 9 John Virgo, 10 Belfast.

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Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Aug 8, 2018
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