Ten writers who sounded as if they were men but turned out to be women...
A S Byatt
Frances Parkinson Keyes
P D James
Aubrey's Brief Lives
(NB. The management would like to apologise for the last two, who are apparently men with girls' names ...)
Ten things commonly found down the back of sofas...
An unfinished paperback that you will have to start again now, because you can't remember a thing that happened in it
Invitations to parties that happened last week
Dinosaurs (small scale)
Small change, often no longer legal tender or simply foreign
Pieces of sticking plaster that have fallen off presumably now unprotected wounds
Pieces of sticking plaster used to join broken dinosaurs together, still with brachiosaurus leg attached
Ten things which children can put individual names to quicker than adults can...
Obscure cartoon characters of the 40s
Unpleasant, possibly poisonous items of food not to be eaten at any cost
Ten unusual ways of being out at cricket...
Head before wicket
Ball repossessed by bank
Ball split in two halves, one of which hit stumps, other being caught in the slips
Appeal granted by accident
Ten terms used in advertising that do not promote trust...
Simply the best
Ten things which fall apart much faster than the law of probability allows for...
Pencils with little erasers stuck on the end
Telephone answering machines
Sandwiches carried in a paper bag
Boxes containing garden games for the summer
Matchboxes carried in the pocket
Ten books named not after people but after houses, or even parts of houses...
The Mysterious Affair At Styles
10 Rillington Place
The L-Shaped Room
A Room With A View
The House at Pooh Corner
Ten books that have never been turned into musicals...
Lord Baden-Powell's Scouting For Boys
Burke's Landed Gentry
Mrs Beeton's Household
The Book of Genesis
Proust's A la Recherche du Temps Perdu
Birds of the West Indies by James Bond
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Ten composers who sound as if they were really small railway stations somewhere in the north of England...
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