I was idly clicking through the internet, checking up information for a piece I am writing when I came across a couple of fun posts.
I offer extracts from them to you as a quiz. All you have to do is guess the writer, the topic and the date. No prizes, as for each one you can find the answer at the foot of the piece.
This is all intended purely as a lighthearted bit of fun and I trust the excellent writers I quote do not take offence – none is intended.
I am sure that there is a lot I have written here which has turned out to be wrong too, so I am not claiming infallibility. In fact, I have never spoken ex cathedra.
Anyway – on with the quiz, but feel free to chip in your own examples in the comments.
Who wrote, when, and about whom, the following?
(I have edited the piece to make it a challenge, but have retained the typographical errors. I do not however wish to be accused of bear-baiting.) Continue reading