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7 questions on sandwiches

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7 questions on sandwiches

Post by sweetpotatoboy » Wed May 16th, 2012, 10:18 am

On the 250th anniversary of the sandwich, how much do you know about them?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18071316#

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Post by Madeleine » Wed May 16th, 2012, 10:56 am

I got 3 out of 7.
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Post by EC2 » Wed May 16th, 2012, 12:17 pm

Full marks for me - the full 7! (3 were guesses with strong inklings that turned out to be right).
It comes from having a memory like a dustbin lined with velcro. All sorts of crap sticks to it, but sometimes comes in useful!

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For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Post by fljustice » Wed May 16th, 2012, 3:04 pm

5/7-- missed two with British origins, but proud of my Danish deduction. Thanks for the link, sweetpotatoboy!
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Post by EC2 » Wed May 16th, 2012, 5:44 pm

[quote=""fljustice""]5/7-- missed two with British origins, but proud of my Danish deduction. Thanks for the link, sweetpotatoboy![/quote]

Yes, the Danish one was a deduction for me, based on my patchy knowledge of Old English!
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

www.elizabethchadwick.com

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Post by Mythica » Wed May 16th, 2012, 8:24 pm

I know the best cheese for sandwiches is provolone but it's practically non-existent in this country. *sulks*

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Post by Madeleine » Thu May 17th, 2012, 9:04 am

I guessed the Danish one correctly, I went for the obvious translation. Watching those Scandi crime dramas is beginning to pay off!
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Post by Brenna » Thu May 17th, 2012, 2:06 pm

5/7. I'm actually pretty proud of myself!
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