Ed Byrne brings his Roaring Forties
tour to Warwick Arts Centre on December 4.
'Mostly Clueless', 'The Last Benchers', 'Questionable Characters', 'Pickled Brains', 'Tip of My Tongue', 'Quizically Challenged', 'Lone Rangers', 'Limited Liability Company', 'Roaring Forties
', 'Muscat Rockers', 'aQmen', 'Clever Cheetahs', 'Chacha and Peanuts', 'Hardly Time to Prepare' are among many teams that will try to book a place in annals of quizzing history in Oman.
Halfway through a group rendition of * ROARING FORTIES
: its way through Meltham Pack Up Your Troubles, he said: "I volunteered in 1940 and I was a very lucky man as I went to America six or seven times."
The extreme conditions with the Roaring Forties
and storm waves up to 9 metres high provided challenges.
From the daily 12-hourly charts, the "roaring Forties
" and their southerly twin "furious Fifties" have squeezed further south and intermittent vortex cores (the 60[degrees]S range) offer pressures as deep as the 930 hPa mark.
Nickerson; A JOURNEY INTO MICHELANGELO'S ROME; Roaring Forties
Press $21.95 ISBN: 9780977742912
"He did a third of the route and got down to the Roaring Forties
, but then started going round in a circle."
ANSWERS: 1 Arizona; 2 1952; 3 The Charleston; 4 Michael Winner; 5 The female reproductive part of a flower; 6 American; 7 Brush; 8 Cricketer Sajid Mahmood; 9 The Roaring Forties
; 10 Nitric acid.
One wouldn't like to see any of the 17 other runners fail to give their running in this 6,000-mile heat - succumbing to hypothermia in the Roaring Forties
or getting snaffled by sharks off The Great Australian Bight - but the netprophet tenner is down on The Ancient Mariner (No.7 on your racecard) at a surely too-big 10-1.
They are: Iain Banks - The Crow Road, Christopher Brookmyre - One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night, The Broons and Oor Wullie: The Roaring Forties
, Dave Brown & Ian Mitchell - Mountain Days and Bothy Nights, Des Dillon - Me and Ma Gal, Alasdair Gray - Lanark, Janet Paisley - Not for Glory , Ian Rankin - Set in Darkness , Alan Warner - Morvern Callar and Welsh's Trainspotting.
Floor pieces made of reddish or brownish plates can look as soft and welcoming as wood: Roaring Forties
, 1988, in weathered cold-rolled steel, 23 meters long, lay in a wide corridor at the Musee Cantini, stretching out into the distance like a red carpet to a transcendental destination.
It was chosen after the brewery's first preferred name, The Roaring Forties
, was thought too obscure a reference.