Monday Quiz 14 – Angry Mobs & Leggy Distractions

September 24, 2007 at 12:01 am 5 comments

On this week last year (September 24 to September 30, 2006):

  • What leading politician had to hide behind a bus because an angry mob was throwing handfuls of gravel at him?
  • What leading politician got stuck for five minutes between floors in a broken lift, and eventually had to crawl out through a gap at his feet?
  • In a survey, how many Irish drivers admitted to (a) breaking the speed limit; (b) using a mobile phone when driving; (c) driving while over the alcohol limit?
  • It was announced that what Northern Ireland odd couple had arranged to meet for the first time ever?
  • Who said the following and what was he talking about? I had to go over to London to get my head measured and all for the wigs, but it helped to have a beautiful leggy distraction keeping them from paying too much attention.

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Answers

  • Ceann Comhairle Rory O’Hanlon. It was at the opening of a road in Monaghan, and the crowd was protesting about the downgrading of a local hospital. The opening of the road, by Junior Minister Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher, was delayed until the 10,000-strong crowd dispersed.
  • An Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern. He may have found the accident useful, as he was being hounded at the time by reporters about a new story that he had taken money from businessmen.
  • (a) 70% admitted breaking the speed limit; (b) 50% admitted using a mobile phone while driving; (c) 17% admitted to driving while over the alcohol limit. Also, 75% said better enforcement was the best way of improving road safety.
  • The Rev Ian Paisley and the Roman Catholic Primate of All Ireland.
  • Eddie Hobbs. He was talking about disguising himself for a new show in which he would ask people about how they would spend their SSIA money, while being accompanied by the ‘beautiful leggy distraction’ of Lorraine Horgan.
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