Times are tough

hf at inducks hfl at inducks.org
Mon Apr 16 12:00:20 CEST 2012


> Harry wrote:
> > "That is a correct answer, but not what I have on the card." - I hear
> > a lot in English quiz shows...
> Then English (or perhaps you mean American) quiz shows are stupid.

Well, I was talking about English quiz shows (BBC), but then the ones of the
less serious kind. Like "QI", "Have I Got News For You", "Never Mind the
Usually the questions there are more "open" and the points are less

But in the case of Barks' story, I think the fact that "owl" is considered a
wrong answer is part of the joke.
(It worked for me.)


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