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Essex UK

Q377. According to the laws of science, do the majority of substances expand or contract when they are heated?
I would guess that they expand but if a substance overheats and catches fire it shrinks.

Q378. Who in 1653 became the Lord Protector of England?
Oliver Cromwell – as in Oliver’s Army (Elvis Costello) – who also set up the New Model Army, both popular quiz questions.

Q379. What “R” is the name given to concrete strengthened with steel rods?
Reinforced.

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Q377. According to the laws of science, do the majority of substances expand or contract when they are heated?
Don’t really know so will guess Expand.

Q378. Who in 1653 became the Lord Protector of England?
Oliver Cromwell (he banned Christmas at one stage – miserable bugger!).

Q379. What “R” is the name given to concrete strengthened with steel rods?
Reinforced.

Albox, Costa Almeria, Spain

Cruzeroqueen1 wrote:

Q374. According to the proverb, The way to a man’s…what is through his stomach?
Heart (but a knife between the 3rd and 4th ribs would do the job better!).

Correct &

yorkshirecat wrote:

Q375. What name is given to a stallion that has been neutered?
Gelding?

Correct

Cruzeroqueen1 wrote:

Q376. Pop star George Michael paid £1.67m in 2000 for a piano used by who?
I think I recall this being in the news, as I always get incensed at the obscene
amounts of money people – who ‘earn’ ridiculous amounts in the first place -
pay for ‘objects’, so was it John Lennon?

Correct

Essex UK

Q374. According to the proverb, The way to a man’s…what is through his stomach?
Heart (but a knife between the 3rd and 4th ribs would do the job better!).

Q375. What name is given to a stallion that has been neutered?
Gelding (and/or p——d off!).

Q376. Pop star George Michael paid £1.67m in 2000 for a piano used by who?
I think I recall this being in the news, as I always get incensed at the obscene
amounts of money people – who ‘earn’ ridiculous amounts in the first place -
pay for ‘objects’, so was it John Lennon?

Albox, Costa Almeria, Spain

Q374. According to the proverb, The way to a man’s…what is through his stomach?
Heart (And Hell hath no fury like a woman whose cooking has been scorned by her man!)

Q375. What name is given to a stallion that has been neutered?
Gelding?

Q376. Pop star George Michael paid £1.67m in 2000 for a piano used by who?
Tricky one – could be either Elton John or Liberace but as I believe he was friends with Elton, I’ll opt for Liberace.

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Cruzeroqueen1 wrote:

(Did you know that his hobby was laying bricks?)

When we went to Chartwell they said his hobby was painting, we even saw some of his work. Clearly had more than one hobby.

yorkshirecat wrote:

Sir Winston Churchill. We were living in East London at the time and I remember hearing the guns saluting him one freezing cold morning.

Probably like the Kennedy shooting, you’ll always remember where you were when you heard a specific piece of news.

Cruzeroqueen1 wrote:

I used to go to the Saturday matinees

I used to love those. Flash Gordon with the worst props imaginable, but we used to love it.

yorkshirecat wrote:

My husband was called this as a child as he has always walked with a limp. Kids can be so cruel.

Yep there’s no doubt about it, but remembering some of the nicknames from my childhood he probably got off light (although I’m sure he didn’t think so). Oh well, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger they say.

Essex UK

Q371. Which former Prime Minister died on 24th January 1965 exactly 70 years after his father, Lord Randolph?
Sir Winston Churchill. We were living in East London at the time and I remember hearing the guns saluting him one freezing cold morning.

Q372. In western movies whose horse was “Topper”?
I believe it’s Hop Along Cassidy? My husband was called this as a child as he has always walked with a limp. Kids can be so cruel.

Q373. In the US which avenue divides the east side of New York from the west side?
No idea but I would guess at Fifth Avenue?

Q371. Which former Prime Minister died on 24th January 1965 exactly 70 years after his father, Lord Randolph?
Winston Churchill. (Did you know that his hobby was laying bricks?)

Q372. In western movies whose horse was “Topper”?
Hopalong Cassidy (I used to go to the Saturday matinees).

Q373. In the US which avenue divides the east side of New York from the west side?
Not sure, but probably the most famous one – Fifth Avenue.

Albox, Costa Almeria, Spain

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Essex UK
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