Issue 1537
dumb britain Winning Combination, ITV
Omid Djalili: What item of furniture can be gateleg or dropleaf?
Contestant: Trousers.

Djalili: Monday’s child is said to be fair of what?
Contestant: Egypt.


Counterpoint, Radio 4
Paul Gambaccini: Schubert’s symphony number 8 in B minor is generally known by what title?
Contestant: The 4th symphony.


Tipping Point, ITV
Ben Shephard: There are five main English baronial male titles. Which of them falls between an earl and a duke?
Contestant: Corporal.


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