q12

Jan. 9th, 2017 05:01 pm
dubdobdee: (hobbs)
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q12:
i: 1 What provided exemption for eight in 1825?
ii: Who appeared for a moment at a window as Pippa passed?
iii: What might have made a bishop vandalise a stained glass window?<
iv: What might have enabled Mackay to observe the activities of Fletcher in his cell?
v: Where does the constant sound of flushing run from windows during airing of the toothbrush?
vi: Who wrote of the pleasure of batting baseballs through the windows of the building at 30 Rockefeller Plaza?
vii: Who looked out through a window and bewailed the delay in the chariots’ arrival?
viii: Who waited at the window, wearing the face that she kept in a jar by the door?
ix: Who regarded a window opening of more than six inches vulgar?
x: What did George earn when cleaning windows?

COMPLETED:
i:
ii: references a poem by Robert Browning, Pippa Passes (known by [livejournal.com profile] thebopkids): more needed
iii: is a LADY'S FACE in Raymond Chandler's Farewell My Lovely (misguessed by [livejournal.com profile] belecrivain, corrected by [livejournal.com profile] alextiefling): we should probably identify the lady
iv: Boringly enough these devices seem to be called CELL DOOR WINDOWS (a PORRIDGE-related question known by [livejournal.com profile] dubdobdee)
v:
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vii:
viii: ELEANOR RIGBY, from the Beatles song of the same name (known by [livejournal.com profile] dubdobdee)
ix:
x: GEORGE FORMBY "earned an honest bob" in his song "When I'm Cleaning Windows" (tagteam effort by by [livejournal.com profile] dubdobdee and [livejournal.com profile] jauntyalan)
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