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Q392. What “M” describes both a joint in woodwork & a Bishop’s head-dress?
Mitre

Q393. What nationality were the composers Berlioz & Ravel?
French (I loved Torvill and Dean performing to Ravel’s Bolero).

Q394. In TV, who was Ally McCoist’s rival team captain in “A Question of Sport”?
No idea, no interest in any sport whatsoever (apart from the odd special item as above).

Albox, Costa Almeria, Spain

100% well done both of you.

Essex UK

Q389. In which Japanese form of entertainment do people sing well known songs, over a pre-recorded backing tape?
Karaoke

Q390. The Spanish were first attracted to South America by rumours of what?
Gold (my favourite metal)

Q391. Which medical specialist puts a patient to sleep for an operation?
Anaesthetist (And during the last procedure I had, he managed to break off two crowns and cut
my lips to shreds. Grrrrr!).

Albox, Costa Almeria, Spain

Karaoke
Gold
Anaesthetist

London

yorkshirecat wrote:

Q386. What was the name of the corgi given to the Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, for her 18th birthday?
No idea – Susan seems to ring a bell but doesn’t sound like a dog’s name.

Is correct.

Fossil wrote:

Q387. What is a sacred word or phrase repeated by Buddhists during meditation?
Mantra

Is correct.

Cruzeroqueen1 wrote:

Q388. Railway posters of WWII carried the propaganda slogan "is your…what really necessary?
journey

Is correct. Possibly they should have revived them for the pandemic.

Essex UK

Q386. What was the name of the corgi given to the Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, for her 18th birthday?
Don’t know.

Q387. What is a sacred word or phrase repeated by Buddhists during meditation?
Mantra

Q388. Railway posters of WWII carried the propaganda slogan "is your…what really necessary?
journeyi

Albox, Costa Almeria, Spain

No idea.
Mantra, one of the popular ones is the Peace Mantra, Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu
Journey.

London

coolonespa wrote:

I was told, rather haughtily, by one lady that “Pigs sweat, ladies perspire”.

She was wrong there – pigs can’t actually sweat as they don’t have sweat glands – that’s why they like wallowing in mud to cool down.

Q386. What was the name of the corgi given to the Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, for her 18th birthday?
No idea – Susan seems to ring a bell but doesn’t sound like a dog’s name.

Q387. What is a sacred word or phrase repeated by Buddhists during meditation?
I say ‘Om mani padmi om’ but I don’t think that’s the correct spelling

Q388. Railway posters of WWII carried the propaganda slogan "is your…what really necessary?
Journey?

100% for all of you there, well done.

yorkshirecat wrote:

If you’re a man, sweat, but for ladies it’s perspiration

Many variations on this one. I was told, rather haughtily, by one lady that “Pigs sweat, ladies perspire”.

Essex UK

Q383. What consists of mainly water & salt & is produced by glands in the dermis?
Sweat (horses sweat, men perspire, but ladies glow!).

Q384. On how many legs did the dinosaur T Rex walk?
Both of them – 2

Q385. In which English county are the ports of Lowestoft & Felixstowe?
Suffolk

Albox, Costa Almeria, Spain
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