Friday, July 24, 2009

Friday quiz

Jailhouse Lawyer gets in on the island quiz act too.

The English teacher said that no man is an island. I replied, save for the Isle of Man. Very good, said the English teacher.

I have since found another example.

Can you guess what it is? I am thinking of a specific example. Therefore, does John Johnson ring any bells?

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  1. Let me see - Johnson, bells. Something maybe in the Thames. Hmmmm.

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  2. James: There is a London connection. But, there are others.

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  3. James: "The Cat, the Rat and Lovel our Dog, Rule all England under a Hog". This satirical rhyme is about the father who's son is connected with the man John Johnson which is not his real name.

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  4. William Collingbourne, yes but can't see the island unless it's Britain itself and bell is for the cat.

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  5. The photo of the picture features Farnley Hall.

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  6. Guy Fawkes. Right. Now for the island in London. This one's a puzzler.

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  7. Not London but Guy Fawkes Island in the Galápagos Islands?

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  8. Bingo. Guy Fawkes is a man. And the island was named after him.

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  9. BTW: When Guy Fawkes was arrested at the scene of the crime, he gave his name as John Johnson...

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