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Two Tribes, BBC2
Richard Osman: Since 1997, Whitstable in Kent has been granted protected status under EU legislation for which type of shellfish that is harvested there?
Contestant: Grouse.
Tipping Point, ITV
Ben Shephard: On what date is Christmas Day traditionally celebrated on each year?
Contestant: Wednesday.

Shephard: Which word links a popular biscuit and a European royal house?
Contestant: My first thought was custard or bourbon, but I’m going to say McVitie’s.

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