Tough 1 - New Year's Eve.

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Here is today's Tough quiz, and I am disqualified from answering; in the event I would have got 4 correct - 3 for sure and 1 not-out-of-the-blue guess.

1 How to Cheat at Cooking was whose first book?

2 Which wetland lies between the Liffey and the Shannon rivers?

3 What did Charles Miller introduce to Brazil?

4 Whose Le Violon d’Ingres is the most expensive photo sold at auction?

5 Warre, Langstroth and top-bar are designs of what animal home?

6 Who tweets as @SecondGentleman?

7 Which energy giant has its origins as the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company?

8 What virtue is the collective noun for vicars?
Like the late Chaircat Midge, I am not always right.
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6 Who tweets as @SecondGentleman?
The 'second gentleman' is the husband of Kamala Harris, the Vice President of the US. Couldn't tell you his name without looking it up, though.
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7 Which energy giant has its origins as the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company?
BP? 🤷🏼‍♀️
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1. Delia Smith - my mum only had 3 cookery books and this was one.
3. Football, curse him.
4. Guess at Louis Daguerre given the French title.
5. Bee hives
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Answer time. I knew the answers to 1, 4 and 7 plus I knew that the answer to 6 was Mr Kamala Harris but didn't know his name. I shall give DaisyNinjaGirl the full point for her answer.

Only 5/8 for the HF Gang but they were Very Tough Questions, more so than usual.

1 Delia Smith (1971).
2 Bog of Allen.
3 Football.
4 Man Ray ($12.4m).
5 Beehive.
6 Douglas Emhoff (husband of Kamala Harris).
7 BP.
8 Prudence.
Like the late Chaircat Midge, I am not always right.
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