19 Oct 10 | Re: Tub of trivia
Quickly, a quiz question. The answer to last week’s one about the spondees is (highlight, please):
A unstressed-stressed foot is called an iamb, like in iambic pentameter which has five of them.
And now for another, inspired by a visit to Lille’s awe-inspiring cathedral yesterday:
What is the name of the woman, recognised as a saint of course, who mopped Christ’s brow on his way to be crucified? Hint: don’t go looking in the Gospels because it isn’t in there.
Posted by MAGNUS VERMAGNUSSEN at 19:48
PS Magnificent transformation by Katy on the X Factor this week. From a chump with a self-consciously weird look that didn’t work, to the best sung, most heartfelt performance of the night. Well done to her!