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Thursday, 15 September 2016

1. Aleppo is (a) Irish slang for a leprechaun, (b) a cross between a hippo and a leopard, (c) a lesbian hippo.

2. Manchuria is (a) a curious man, (b) an original manuscript in Spanish about a deluded old man tilting at windmills, (c) a Mexican dish of spicy food, made from roadkill.

3. Brexit is (a) shorthand for "you break it you buy it," (b) shorthand for the the title of a 1964 book by Hubert Selby, Jr., (c) what the chorus sang in "The Frogs," a play by Aristophanes.

4. An ostrich is (a) a flightless bird between 5 and 9 feet tall, (b) a cross between an umlaut and an asterisk, (c) a presidential candidate who is uncurious about foreign affairs.

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