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Jan. 4th, 2017 11:02 am
dubdobdee: (hobbs)
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4.
i: What, confusingly, is not sincomorphic?
ii: What was served at all meals at the Try Pots?
iii: What soup was liked by the offal-loving Bloom?
iv: What was stored in flat wooden cases of 36 slabs apiece?
v: What did the hairy twin receive in exchange for his inheritance?
vi: What was Master Linklater cooking when Moniplies demanded to see him?
vii: What did Phemie offer Jaikie if he came indoors about midday?
viii: What salivary delicacy is popular in the Far East?
ix: Who sang of Beautiful Soup, so rich and green?
x: What did the Bucket family have for supper?

COMPLETED:
THE THEME IS SOUP!
i: CULLEN SKINK (made with haddock not lizards) is neither scincomorphic nor (via Guardian/KWQ typo) sincomorphic) (via [livejournal.com profile] jeff_worrell)
ii: is CHOWDER, from Moby Dick (guessed by [livejournal.com profile] jauntyalan, google-confirmed by [livejournal.com profile] dubdobdee
iii: is from Joyce’s Ulysses, but not yet identified, except that it’s probably not KIDNEY SOUP (tho Bloom does like kidneys) (explored by [livejournal.com profile] carsmilesteve and [livejournal.com profile] marnameow)
iv: is PORTABLE SOUP, from Patrick O’Brian’s The Thirteen-Gun Salute (googled by [livejournal.com profile] jeff_worrell)
v: this is the Bible’s ESAU (= “an hairy man”) swapped a MESS OF POTAGE for his inheritance from his brother Jacob (known by [livejournal.com profile] dubdobdee and [livejournal.com profile] sbp)
vi: COCK-A-LEEKIE, from The Fortunes of Nigel, by Sir Walter Scott (googled by [livejournal.com profile] jeff_worrell)
vii: is presumably some kind of soup (not yet identified), featuring in Buchan’s Huntingtower (explored by [livejournal.com profile] katstevens)
viii: guessed but not confirmed: BIRD’S NEST SOUP (primary ingredient = spit) (proposed by [livejournal.com profile] dubdobdee)
ix: this is the MOCK TURTLE from Alice (known by [livejournal.com profile] dubdobdee)
x: guessed but not confirmed: is BONE or BREAD or CABBAGE SOUP, from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (proposed by [livejournal.com profile] jauntyalan and [livejournal.com profile] kat)
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