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“Tenable” questions, week ending 1 March 2019

Here’s my weekly summary of questions and answers from the latest series of ITV quiz show “Tenable”. These are for the shows broadcast week beginning Monday 25 February 2019 (Series 3, Episodes 51 onwards). The format is the same as in earlier pieces: a list of the “Tenable” challenges (6 per show), a note on… Continue reading “Tenable” questions, week ending 1 March 2019

Health · Home life · Sport · Word of the week

Word of the week: plogging

Just like emirp and plangonologist, here’s another word that hasn’t made it into the Oxford English Dictionary yet: plogging. A note from my son’s school tells me that this week he will be taking part in his first plogging session, during PE, and explains: “Plogging is a combination of jogging with picking up litter (Swedish:… Continue reading Word of the week: plogging

Lyrics · Music · On my radio

“How you gonna win when you ain’t right within?”

It’s a while since a line from a song prompted me to write one of these occasional pieces about lyrics. It has happened again this month, with a performance by Rudimental on the Zoe Ball Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2. Zoe Ball took over the morning slot from Chris Evans at the start of… Continue reading “How you gonna win when you ain’t right within?”

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“Tenable” questions, week ending 22 February 2019

Here’s my weekly summary of questions and answers from the latest series of ITV quiz show “Tenable”. These are for the shows broadcast week beginning Monday 18 February 2019 (Series 3, Episodes 46 onwards). The format is the same as in earlier pieces: a list of the 30 “Tenable” challenges, a note on how the… Continue reading “Tenable” questions, week ending 22 February 2019

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“Tenable” questions, week ending 15 February 2019

Here’s my weekly summary of questions and answers from the latest series of ITV quiz show “Tenable”. These are for the shows broadcast Monday 11 February to Friday 15 February 2019 (Series 3, Episodes 41-45). The format is the same as in earlier pieces: a list of the 30 “Tenable” challenges, a note on how… Continue reading “Tenable” questions, week ending 15 February 2019