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on Thu Mar 28 2019, 10:40
1. What is the nickname given to Thailands notorious capital prison?

2. Elvis Presley was the King, Bruce Springsteen the Boss. What nickname was given to Donna Summer?

3. Who was nick named Hanoi Jane in 1972 because of her enemy propaganda broadcasts from Vietnam?

4. Which English King was nicknamed The Hammer of the Scots?

5. When Army pay-books were first issued in 1815 a name was filled in to show the soldiers how the book should be signed. This resulted in a nickname being given to British Troops. What was the Christian name that lead to this nickname?

6. Born in 1928 this actor made his debut in Fighter Squadron (1948). He later became known by the nickname "The baron of Beefcake". Can you name him?

7. What was the nickname of the World war I German Aviator Manfred von Richthofen?

8. What is the nickname of the plane that holds the official airspeed record of 2193 mph?

9. Which Scottish City has the nickname of Auld Reekie?

10. What nickname was given to General Manuel Noriega, the fallen leader of Panama?
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on Thu Mar 28 2019, 13:27
1. ?

2. ?

3. ?

4. Edward I

5. Tommy Atkins is the obvious name, not sure of its origins.

6. ?

7. The Red Baron

8. ?

9. Edinburgh

10. ?
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on Thu Mar 28 2019, 18:35
[quote="Admin"]1. What is the nickname given to Thailands notorious capital prison? Bangkok Hilton


3. Who was nick named Hanoi Jane in 1972 because of her enemy propaganda broadcasts from Vietnam? J Fonda

4. Which English King was nicknamed The Hammer of the Scots? Charles 1

5. When Army pay-books were first issued in 1815 a name was filled in to show the soldiers how the book should be signed. This resulted in a nickname being given to British Troops. What was the Christian name that lead to this nickname? Tommy (Atkins)



7. What was the nickname of the World war I German Aviator Manfred von Richthofen? Red Baron


9. Which Scottish City has the nickname of Auld Reekie? Edinburgh

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on Thu Mar 28 2019, 19:07
Answers

. The Bangkok Hilton

2. Queen of disco

3. Jane Fonda

4. Edward I

5. Tommy Atkins

6. Rock Hudson

7. The Red Baron

8. The Blackbird

9. Edinburgh

10. Pineapple face
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on Thu Mar 28 2019, 19:18
Cheers, Mrs A Nicknames  709307421


Was unaware of the T Atkins origin.


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on Thu Mar 28 2019, 20:20
Where's me manners.

Thank you, I enjoyed 'having a bash' at those Mrs A, but didn't do too well.
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