Category: Diversions

quizzes, puzzles and tricks

[Almost] Wordless Wednesday

The talking bubble has one lover calling across to another, [more in our idiom]: “Eh, you don’t know the time by any chance?” It was scanned from Krokodil, now defunct and there are an awful lot of wives and lovers…

Sci-fi quiz

1.The acronym H.A.L from the book 2001 and 2010 by Arthur C. Clark stands for what? # Heuristically programmed Algorithmic computer # Histimine Allergetic Linkage # Highly Intelligent Artificial Lifeform # Highly Accurate Laser 2. What is the name of…

Know your cuisine

If a dish was given the following label in each case, what would it be signifying? 1.  a la Florentine 2. Cacciatore 3. Cordon bleu 4. Nicoise 5. Wellington Answers 1. Spinach; 2. prepared with a rich tomato and vegetable…