It’s Di’s turn to provide us with questions to fib about.
Ready? How’s your history?
1. What is a pince nez? It is a small nosepiece used to pinch your nose when going under water. (Try pinching your nose and say pinched nose.)
2. Who had the original telephone number Whitehall 1212? The original owner of that number was a house painter with only two fingers.
3. Who reportedly lived at 221B Baker Street? The brother of the above painter. He also only had two digits.
4. What happened in Pudding Lane in 1666? There was an abundance of milk and it was being poured down the drain. It rushed down the street right into a chocolate shop. It was so hot outside the milk and chocolate turned to what we now call pudding. Back then it was called chocomuck.
5. Who resides at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue? A big orange dufus
6. What happened on the 8th August 1963? I was 9 years old and I got my first record player
7. Who lost their head on 16th October 1793? A pretty young thing was traveling from one town to the next . She was supposed to be taking her grandmother some yummy goodies. She met a stranger in the woods. She told him where she was going. He got there first and dressed in the grandmother’s clothing. You know the rest.
8. What was in operation between April 3 1860 and October 24 1861 but failed due to bankruptcy? The new operation was a Pony Express route. It went into bankruptcy because of the finicky horses. They would only eat the best alfalfa which cost more than the money made from delivering the mail.
9. What is the significance of The Golden Hind? You would need to ask the person who had the Golden Front for their opinion.
10. Who was Spencer Perceval? He was the great uncle of Harry Potter. He was unknown to Harry because of his untimely demise. It is believed that he was not a muggle because he foresaw his end.