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1. Of which country was it said by Somerset Maugham, that if you wanted to eat well there, it might be good advice to eat three breakfasts?
2. About which political party did Sir Winston Churchill say they were not even fit enough to manage a whelk-stall ... and did his successor Edward Heath express the view that there was no need to attack them, as they were doing that so well already themselves?
3. Of which group of inhabitants of the British Islands was it said by St. John Gogarty that they do not gladly suffer common sense ?
4. Of what European Nation did an official 'Commission' say that 'they drink to get loosened up for an event, to celebrate an event and even to recover from an event? James Cameron said of them that they are an erratic and brilliant people, who have all the gifts except that of running their country.
5. Which U.S.A. City has been described as 'Noisyville-on-the-Subway' and also as a city 'where everyone mutinies, but no one deserts'?
6. Sir Winston Churchill has been - apocryphally? - quoted as saying: "Of all the crosses I have to bear, the heaviest is the Cross of Lorraine." Who did he have in mind?
7. About which U.S. President has it been said that he played too much football with his helmet off?
8. About which USA politician did the Rev. Ralph Abernathy say that he told us that he was going to take crime out of the streets, and 'He did. He took it into the White House'?
9. About which candidate for the U.S. Presidency was it said that as a President he would be like Truman Capote marrying Dolly Parton.'The job is just too big for him.'- And also : ' Vote X ? You'd just have to be (pea?)nuts '!!!
10. Who did Kipling refer to in these lines: 'It's Tommy this and Tommy that,' and 'Chuck him out the Brute', But it's 'Saviour of his country' when the guns begin to shoot'?
Source: Author flem-ish
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