Today’s Trivia

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Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

The “world’s most dangerous golf course” is surrounded on three sides by live minefields. (Source)

Being a window cleaner is considered the most dangerous job you can have in the U.K. (Source)

 

Jules Verne has been the second most-translated author in the world since 1979, ranking between Agatha Christie and William Shakespeare. (Source)

 

The record for most jokes told in one hour is 676. (Source)

 

The game of tennis originated in the 12th century and been called ‘tennis’ since the 16th century. (Source)

 


 

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  • bristol

    An American group of window cleaners dressed up as Spiderman to clean the children’s hospital windows. Link to # 2

  • bristol

    ‘Spider’s Web’ is a 1954 play by crime writer Agatha Christie. Link to # 3

    • AS

      Correct answer for today

  • SteveWrathall

    “There may be in the cup
    A spider steep’d, and one may drink, depart,”-Leontes in A Winter’s Tale by Shakespeare-3

  • Dan

    Episode 5 of the 1990 miniseries “Earth to the moon” a screen adaptation of a book by Jules Verne is called Spider. Link 3

  • Abjv

    Being monarch is the most dangerous job in the UK. All but one of the previous monarchs has died on the job.

  • Karl

    Greenkeeper appears to me to be a more dangerous job – at least at this course. Link to 1. :-)

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