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Euro Travel Quiz #36-B - Manchester, Birmingham England...

Euro Travel Quiz #36-B - Manchester, Birmingham England...

Jan 21st, 2015, 06:49 AM
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Euro Travel Quiz #36-B - Manchester, Birmingham England...

Just a few questions on this preliminary quiz to today's later post:

1- What are residents of Manchester England called?

2-" Manchester, England, England across the Atlantic Sea"

are song lyrics from what?

3- What are residents of Birmingham, England called?

4- Are you going to XXXX Fair?
Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme;
Remember me to the one who lives there,
For once she was a true love of mine.

What fair does this old ditty talk about and where is that town?

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Jan 21st, 2015, 06:53 AM
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1. Mancunians
2. Hair, the musical
3. Brummies
4 Scarborough Fair. East coast, Yorkshire. Lyrics stolen by Paul Simon from a traditional English Folk song. He registered it as his own. Many in Folk Music circles in the UK have never forgiven him for that.
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Jan 21st, 2015, 07:37 AM
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you got there before me, Hetismij.

did you see that the brains at Faux news, having covered themselves in merde over the canard that Brum is a no-go zone, did the same for Paris, with the places too dangerous to frequent being named as Montmartre and Place de la Republique?

My grandad was a brummie and he'd be turning in his grave to hear his home town described thus.
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Jan 21st, 2015, 07:55 AM
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I have cousins in Brum. An interesting mix of Welsh and Italian, good Catholics every one. Not a burka amongst them .

Idiots one and all at Faux. The Paris mayor is suing them for defamation.
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Jan 21st, 2015, 08:03 AM
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Fox Noise repeatedly apologized here for the faux pas - irresponsible and not surprising. No-go zones in France - my French son chuckled about that!
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