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7 questions on sandwiches

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sweetpotatoboy
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7 questions on sandwiches

Postby 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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Madeleine
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Currently reading: A Suitable Vengeance by Elizabeth George & The Dark Angel by Elly Griffiths
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

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

I got 3 out of 7.
Currently reading "A Suitable Vengeance" by Elizabeth George and "The Dark Angel" by Elly Griffiths

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EC2
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Postby 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!

I am a swot!
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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fljustice
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Postby 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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EC2
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Postby EC2 » Wed May 16th, 2012, 5:44 pm

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


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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Mythica
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Preferred HF: European and American (mostly pre-20th century)
Location: Colorado
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Postby 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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Madeleine
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Currently reading: A Suitable Vengeance by Elizabeth George & The Dark Angel by Elly Griffiths
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby 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!
Currently reading "A Suitable Vengeance" by Elizabeth George and "The Dark Angel" by Elly Griffiths

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Brenna
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Location: Delaware

Postby Brenna » Thu May 17th, 2012, 2:06 pm

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