25 February 2010
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Q.Am on the 1808 train from clapham junction to barnham. Train divides at horsham, half going to bognor, half to portsmouth. Which will get to barnham quicker?
A.On the 18.08 train from Clapham Junction, the train to Portsmouth Harbour arrives at Barnham at 19.26. The Bognor train arrives at Barnham at 19.59.
Q.What is the name of the poet who livd at Dove cottage
A.Dove Cottage in Grasmere, Lake District was William Wordsworth's home from 1799 until 1808. It now hosts the Wordsworth Museum. Tel: 01539435544.
Q.Where is the quotation "when we conspire to decive,what a tangled web we weave" from?
A.'Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive!' was written by Sir Walter Scott in his romantic tale Marmion, published in 1808.
Q.What year was nensons piller blown up by i r a
A.Nelson's Pillar in Dublin was blown up by a group of former IRA men on 8 March 1966. It was erected in 1808 to honour Admiral Lord Nelson.
Q.What language do the swiss sing national anthem?
A.The Swiss National Anthem, Schweizerpsalm, is written in German. It was composed by Albert Zwyssig who was born in 1808 and died in 1854.