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By all these lovely tokens
September days are here,
With summer’s best of weather
And autumn’s best of cheer.

Helen Hunt Jackson - September
The breezes taste
Of apple peel.
The air is full
Of smells to feel-
Ripe fruit, old footballs,
Burning brush,
New books, erasers,
Chalk, and such.
The bee, his hive,
Well-honeyed hum,
And Mother cuts
Chrysanthemums.
Like plates washed clean
With suds, the days
Are polished with
A morning haze.

John Updike, September
Learn English in September

Boxing Day quiz

mheredgemheredge Posts: 44,838 ✭✭✭✭
Will you be the winner taking it all, or facing your Waterloo? Test your brain cells with questions on film locations, geography and current affairs.

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2018/dec/20/travel-quiz-christmas-special-2018

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  • VokVok Posts: 2,143 ✭✭✭✭
    Usually I'm a dead loss at such quizes. This time is no exception - 5/20 and most of the correct answers were randomly chosen. What's your score @mheredge ?
  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 44,838 ✭✭✭✭
    I think I only scored one more than you @Vok and like you, half of these were guesses.
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