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Vowels and bowels

February 24, 2011 in Gilligan's, Quizzes

This Tuesday night’s quiz in Gilligans, Claremorris, was hosted by Galway man John. He’s one of several Johns, yours truly included, who come along to this regular quiz night.  Perhaps, Johns are predisposed to quizzing? Perhaps John is just a popular name round these parts? Who can say?

This John, anyway, is a big fan of anagrams and letter play. He asked several questions of a literal nature. Some of these stumped my team and are, obviously, included in the usual list after the ‘Continue’.

We did manage to get these ones though:

  • What two parts of the body are anagrams of each other?
  • Which tree’s name features all five vowels and just two other letters?

My team-mates on the night were Pat and Jimmy.  Jimmy’s a bit of a genius when it comes to geography.  Before I had even turned my head in his direction, he told me that Kigali is the capital of Rwanda! Handy man to have on the team.

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