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Lots of questions on different subjects where you have to try to answer the latest question and if you are right then its your turn to ask the next question.

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#167077 by wildrover
Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:29 pm
"To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the loving cup, whenever you’re wrong admit it; whenever you’re right shut up." Which 20th century American writer best known for his comic verse?
#167080 by wildrover
Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:00 pm
No - but an almost exact contemporary - born 8 years later and died 9 years later than cummings. The fellow I'm after was well known for limericks.
#167178 by wildrover
Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:51 am
I don't think anyone is going to get this - it was Ogden Nash. Which French playwright and philosopher stated that "L'enfer, c'est les autres" or "Hell is other people" in a 1944 play?
#167246 by Tallscot
Tue Jul 26, 2016 6:28 pm
"The word "souvenir" has, of course, slightly extended itself in meaning until it now denotes almost anything either breakable or useless; but even today, ninety per cent of the items covered by the word are forgettable objects in which cigarettes can be left to go stale."

A quote from which English humorist?
#167254 by Tallscot
Thu Jul 28, 2016 6:26 pm
Sorry WR - I didn't notice there was an unanswered question from your previous post. The answer (thank you Google) is No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre.


Not Mr. Fry.
#167277 by Tallscot
Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:03 pm
Not Frank - a bit later. He also used to be in the dictionary corner in Countdown, but then again, who wasn't? And his daughter presents a current quiz show.
#167279 by Buzzie
Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:13 pm
Must be Alan Coren?
#167283 by Buzzie
Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:29 pm
Academic inspiration, you gave me none
You were Michael the lover
The fighter that won

Lyrics from which song?
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