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Friday, July 14, 2006

Bastille Day.. enjoy ..........

Hi everyone.. I have Bastille stamps to show but thought you might enjoy this little trivia quiz I dreamed up.......... some FDCs for first three correct entries.. email me at and include your postal address...

1. what does FĂȘte nationale mean
a) National Fair
b) fair nation
c) National Day
d)National Holiday
d) I have no idea

2. how many inmates were housed in the Bastille at the time of the storming or 1789
a) 5
b) 7
c) 25
d) 27
e) no one knows and who cares anyway

3) The storming of the Bastille took place on
a) 14 July
b) 20 July
c) 20 June
d) a wet and windy day with low grey clouds hanging over the rat infested city

4. On 20th June 1789 the deputies of the Third Estate took an oath swearing not to seperate until a Constitution has been established, what was the Oath named
a) The Tennis Court Oath
b) The Baseball Park Oath
c) The Cricket Pitch Oath
d) The Bloody Oath

5. Bastille Day is the name of a song by
a) Lennon and McCartney
b) McCartney and Lennon
c) Elton John
d) Rush
e) Pink Floyd
f) Big Daddy
g) None of the above

Hope you enjoy this.. have a great weekend.......
and spend some time with your stamps.. Michael


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