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1. Plus Four trousers were similar in style to knickers or knickerbockers. Why then were they called Plus Fours?
2. What happens to the sugar content of fruit during the process known as bletting?
3. Which diabolical legend is associated with the Rowan tree in England?
4. Kermit the Frog is left-handed. True or false?
5. In 1896 it was announced by statistians that playing different kinds of musical instruments can have either a detrimental or positive effect on hair growth. Which musical instruments apparently have the worst effect on hair growth?
6. I would very much like to know who investigated this finding in the first place, but we are now reliably informed that Australian wombats produce which shaped poos?
7. In one episode of the popular and long running British television series "Dad's Army", while the team are interrogating an Italian POW, only one member of the team can speak Italian. What lyrical remark does he say to the shocked and alarmed prisoner?
8. Vaucluse House is a lovely historic estate in Sydney, Australia. Built by an Irish convict in the early days of the colony, what Irish superstition did he incorporate into its surroundings?
9. One of American Composer Stephen Foster's most popular songs, the 1854 "Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair" was played so many times over the radio nearly one hundred years later during World War II that "Time" magazine made what exasperated comment about it?
10. Das erste Wiener Gemüseorchester is an orchestra from Vienna that uses very unusual instruments in its performances. Of what are their instruments made?
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