Sunday, 8 December 2019

Saturday Snapshots #114 - The Answers

Good morning. Hope you're all having a Jolie Sunday, and not a Maleficent one. Hopefully you didn't have to raid any tombs to come up with the answers to yesterday's quiz...

10. Aquatic mammal triumphs at spelling club.

How do you spell club? D-I-S-C-O.

The otter won!

Ottawan - D.I.S.C.O.

Sam's favourite at the moment. I've got him listening to it to stop him singing this.

9. Refusal to fantasise over Roy Orbison tune makes home a squash and a squeeze.

A Squash & A Squeeze is a kid's book by the author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson. Probably the best kids' writer around these days. Anyway, it's about a house that gets very crowded.

It's Over was the Roy Orbison song.

Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over

8. Dirty... always looks like a conjuror, s'embrasser.

Photo taken before she became a blonde.

Dirty Harry.

Deborah always dressed like a conjurer.

According to google translate, kissing in French is s'embrasser.

Deborah Harry - French Kissing (In The USA)

7. Yorkshire member, sounds like penny-pinching toilet.

Yorkshire Dales? Member... is... er...

A penny-pinching toilet would be a miser loo.

Dick Dale - Misirlou

You know what they call a Quarter-Pounder with Cheese in Paris?

6. What happens when you smell an onion? Not where Iggy Pop sits.

Iggy Pop was The Passenger. Hence, he didn't sit in the driver's seat.

Sniff 'n' The Tears - Driver's Seat

5. Come on, Pennywise & Pagliacci...  Punch Phil!

Punch & Judy + Phil Collins.

Judy Collins - Send In The Clowns

4. Bono gladdens spouse - your round!

"Bono gladdens spouse" was obviously an anagram. I mean, how could Bono gladden anybody?

Splodgenessabounds - Two Pints Of Lager & A Packet Of Crisps, Please

3. Sindy & Barbie babytalk with demented singer.

Iris DeMent was the singer.

Goo Goo Dolls - Iris

2. A cubic centimetre inside Mum denies empty evenings.

Ma, with a cc in the middle = Macca.

Paul McCartney - No More Lonely Nights

1. Post-war Price Super-hero meets Nixon Twins.

1952 was post-war.

Vincent Price.

Richard Nixon.

Thompson Twins.

Wanted: more Saturday Snapshots. Next week.

1 comment:

  1. Very nice cover of Send In the Clowns bu J Collins. I heard Frank Sinatra's version in the Joker end credits.


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