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One of the best known blunders in military history occurred when Lord Lucan misunderstood the orders that his commanding officer, Lord Raglan, had issued and sent his brother-in-law, the Earl of Cardigan, and his troops into almost certain defeat. Alfred, Lord Tennyson wrote a famous poem about it. What was this event?
The Charge Of The Light Brigade
The Evacuation of Crete
The Assault on Gallipoli
The Surrender of Singapore
Did they get it wrong? In 1962 Decca auditioned this band and said of their audition "guitar music is on the way out" and "[band name] will never make it in show business". Who did they famously reject?
The Rolling Stones
Even big business gets it wrong from time to time. Coca Cola turned down the chance to buy which company for a mere one thousand dollars?
Who famously said "I'm glad it will be Clark Gable falling on his face and not me"?
In his maiden speech in November 2004 to the Parliament of Australia, Liberal backbencher Jason Wood MP consistently referred to "orgasms" when he meant "organisms". In which city did this event take place?
During World War I, the errors at the Gallipoli campaign began immediately for the ANZAC troops. What was discovered early on?
Their rations had been sent to other troops
They had the wrong ammunition for their guns
They had landed the troops in the wrong place
It was far too dark a night to land troops
There is a brand name in the automotive industry which has become synonymous with failure; it is Edsel. Which car giant was the parent company of this ill-fated brand?
On 15th October 1987, which British weather presenter famously said...
"Earlier on today, a lady rang the BBC and said she heard that there was a hurricane on the way. Don't worry if you are watching, there isn't"?
Which football player on his way to greatness, was the joint top goal scorer in the FA Premier League season 1997-98? He destroyed his career by arguing with manager Glenn Hoddle about playing on the B team ensuring he would never play for England again.
The Warden of New College Oxford, proposing a toast to Queen Victoria, is reputed to have said: "Let us raise our glasses to our queer old dean" - instead of 'dear old queen'. What blundering figure of speech did the Warden famously give his name to?
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