Issue 120: 2017 09 14: Quiz

14 September 2017


boffles crossword

by Boffles

Do you know?

  1. To which Pre-Raphaelite painter was Evelyn Waugh related?


  1. Why did The Loom of Youth written by Evelyn’s brother Alec Waugh cause a scandal?


  1. Why did Einstein come to regard a letter he wrote to President Roosevelt in 1939 as the one great mistake of his life?


  1. Where does the word ‘emoji’ come from?


  1. Who wrote

“There’s a whisper down the field where the year has shot her yield,

And the ricks stand grey to the sun,

Singing:-‘Over then, come over for the bee has quit the clover,

and your English summer’s done.” ?


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