Barrow Voice      First Publised 1975

            Issue 162 Winter 2020

3,234 copies published quarterly and delivered FREE to all households in Barrow upon Soar

The Twelve Days of Christmas Quiz

Twelve Days of Chritmas
The twelve days of Christmas quiz - Answers

1. It was started by The Queen’s grandfather, King George V, in 1932.
2. The Merry Wives of Windsor
3. The Stone of Scone – on Christmas Day 1950, four students took the stone from Westminster Abbey in London back to Scotland. The 2008 film called Stone of Destiny illustrates the incident.
4. Egypt
5. England
6. Over 20 million – due to its success, George V continued to make an annual Christmas broadcast for the rest of his reign
7. The teddy bear – named after U.S. President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt.
8. Blitzen, Comet, Cupid, Dasher, Prancer, Vixen, Dancer, and Donner and they are all female – only female reindeer have antlers at this time of the year
9. Sugar plums
10. 1984 - by Band Aid | BONUS - Paul Young
11. The Snow Queen
12. Kiss – according to the well-known holiday tradition, it’s bad luck to refuse a kiss beneath the mistletoe (interesting with a mask?)

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