Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:
7pm – Brass Monkey Leith. Jackpot:£50. Cheat: Adriano Celentano (music round)
9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £60. Cheat news: Happy Feet (music round)
Last week at the Safari we discovered that an average Emperor Penguin stands at 3’9″*. This week we feature penguins in the picture round. What is going on. Some sinister penguin takeover? Stay tuned.
Here’s the music round free answer, it applies to the Brass Monkey Leith and it is a gloriously made-up piece of 1970s lingual nonsense from Italy’s master of entertainment, Adriano Celentano:
You’ve probably seen this before.
Celentano wrote a song to show how he thought Western (English language) pop music sounded to Italian ears.
It’s proper gibberish but various people have tried to fit it to English words. Here’s one example.
Anyway: vegans, trans, gay, straight, tall, dwarf, multi-ethnic, ginger people, penguins, bus drivers and billionaires, you’re all welcome to the quiz tonight. Let there be no walls.
*according to National Geographic
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