Monday, June 05, 2023

Try these

  1. Which number hull was the Titanic designated as by the builders?
  2. Who was supposedly Nebuchadnezzar's homesick wife?
  3. R. Austin Freeman pioneered, c.1912, which format of crime writing?
  4. Who was Fred Astaire's young dance partner with a name like a man's?
  5. Difference between photons and bosons?
  6. In art, what is meant by impasto?

10 comments:

  1. 1. Was it No 2 (the Olympic being No 1)?

    5. I believed the evidence for photons, but gave up on quanta when bozons and quarks were introduced! hence bozons do not really exist???

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    1. Bosons are often erroneously referred to as buffalos.

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  2. JH: N1 is in the hundreds. The gals quiz I’ll put the answers there.

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  3. 4. That could only be Cyd Charisse.
    6. Laid on thick, like I spread my butter.

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  4. JH: The four were Mary Pickford, Clémence Poésy, Jean Simmons and Abbe Lane.

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  5. JH:

    1. Which number hull was the Titanic designated as by the builders?

    401

    2. Who was supposedly Nebuchadnezzar's homesick wife?

    Amytis

    3. R. Austin Freeman pioneered, c.1912, which format of crime writing?

    Howcatching rather than whodunnit.

    4. Who was Fred Astaire's young dance partner with a name like a man's?

    Barry Chase.

    5. Difference between photons and bosons?

    Who cares?

    6. In art, what is meant by impasto?

    Let’s leave this one open for now.

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    1. 6. Does it mean wrapped - as in ravioli?

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  6. Titanic. 401. This site will soon not be avalable.
    R Austin. "My first name is so silly" school. © T Dan Smith.I
    I can see photons. Only Carrie can see the Bosons.
    Impasto. Slap it on thick so the punter knows he is getting value.

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  7. JH: Doonhamer has impasto right here. Just before flinging ravioli at it.

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  8. JH: Andy, a brain malfunction on my part did not process your n6 answer which, of course, was quite right.

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