The Lung Brothers

Hanging out at the extreme end of the long tail ...

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Are You Overly Influenced by Current Affairs? A Quiz.

Name the following:

1. An animal who thought himself an invincible giant, but who just turned out to be a big ape who grabs women against their will up New York skyscrapers, causes a public furore and ends up falling to his doom.

2. A huge figure sent over from France at great expense and who got stuck out on a small island just off Manhattan.

3. A highly poisonous horny frog.

4. An over-confident Gallic leader who found out the hard way that if you try to repeat your conquests everywhere, there will always be a country that will catch you out.

5. An activity that used to be more-or-less tolerated but is now condemned worldwide and about which the French were a little slow in changing their habits.

Now if your answer to all of the above was the "Dominique Strauss-Kahn Scandal", then the answer to the quiz's title is a resounding YES.

Sunday, May 01, 2011

Putting the Club Back into Football.

It's highly possible that the two teams that will meet in the final of the European Champions League will be Barcelona FC and Manchester United. It is therefore highly possible that the defender Carles Puyol will be marking the striker Wayne Rooney.

Which makes me think of a certain film: