Issue 1492
dumb britain Lincs FM Daily Dozen quiz
John Marshall: Complete the film title. Released in 2011 and starring Colin Firth, The King’s… what?
Caller: …Of Leon?


Tipping Point, ITV
Ben Shephard: Known by the nickname “Dubya”, George Bush used which initial to distinguish himself from his father?
Contestant: J.

Shephard: Which month of the year was named after the Roman emperor Augustus?
Contestant: July.


The Chase, ITV
Bradley Walsh: What was the name of the British naval hero who was made a viscount after the Battle of Copenhagen?
Contestant: Napoleon.


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