Quiz Show Fail!

From Edel! Epic fail bad answers to questions asked on (mainly British) TV and Radio quizzes. To get some of these, you’ll need to be British, or understand British culture. To get some of the others, you’ll need to know a bit of general knowledge! 😉

UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE (BBC2)
Jeremy Paxman:
What is another name for ‘cherrypickers’ and ‘cheesemongers’?
Contestant:
Homosexuals.
Paxman:
No. They’re regiments in the British Army who will be very upset with you.

BEG, BORROW OR STEAL (BBC2)
Jamie Theakston:
Where do you think Cambridge University is?
Contestant:
Geography isn’t my strong point.
Theakston:
There’s a clue in the title.
Contestant:
Leicester.

PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC GMR)
Wood:
What ‘K’ could be described as the Islamic Bible?
Contestant:
Er. . .
Wood:
It’s got two syllables . .. . Kor . . .
Contestant:
Blimey?
Wood:
Ha ha ha ha, no.. The past participle of run . . .
Contestant:
(Silence.)
Wood:
OK, try it another way. Today I run, yesterday I . . .
Contestant:
Walked?

BBC NORFOLK
Stewart White:
Who had a worldwide hit with “What A Wonderful World”?
Contestant:
I don’t know..
White:
I’ll give you some clues. What do you call the part between your hand and your elbow? (more…)

18 / February / 2009  british, funny, Real  Comentarios (0)

Crabs!

Not quite a joke, but a funny article about GIANT Russian crabs off the Norwegian coast:

http://travel.timesonline.co.uk

An army of red monsters is marching west from Russia. They have eight legs, and huge claws, and they grow up to 6ft wide. They’ll eat anything they can catch. There are 10 million of them, and they’re multiplying rapidly.

So, I ask you, what better way to spend a short break than to nip up to Norway, catch a few with your bare hands and eat them with garlic mayonnaise?

The monsters in question are red king crabs and, while they’re not likely to put an end to the human race, they’re certainly enough to give it a few nightmares. They have shells covered in evil spikes and chillingly complex, insect-like mouth parts, all blown up to outlandish proportions …

23 / February / 2008  Real  Comentarios (0)