Fortune depends on the tone of your voice (bopeepsheep) wrote in challengequiz,
Fortune depends on the tone of your voice

Dorothy Made Me Laugh (Ha Ha)

The theme, as some spotted, was Dorothys. Winner was egyptophile, with 8.25. Runner-up marnameow scored 6, with sion_a placing third with 5.

1.Who wrote the My Naughty Little Sister books?
Dorothy Edwards. Shirley Hughes illustrated them, sorry diemgee!

2. Complete the quotation: You can lead .................. but you can't make her think. (Two words)
Dear me, how many of you cannot count, then? Tut tut. It was the fabulous Dorothy Parker who said this, and her line was 'a horticulture', as she was asked to use the word 'horticulture' in a sentence. Quarter-marks for those of you who wrote 'a whore to culture'.

3. What was the heroine's surname in The Wizard Of Oz?
Gale. Her first name was, of course, Dorothy. The person who claimed not to know even this can remain anonymous for now.
4. A headmaster's daughter, she worked as a copywriter and translated Dante's Divine Comedy, among other things. Who was her best-known character? (Three words)
The author was Dorothy L Sayers, her character Lord Peter Wimsey.

5. A rambling pink rose, and a retailer?
Dorothy Perkins. It's quite a pretty rose, as roses go. I am not aware of any flower named MacFisheries, chickenfeet2003!

6. Born Mary Slaton, she was eye-candy/stooge to which two comic actors in six globe-trotting films?
She was Dorothy Lamour, sidekick to Bob Hope and Bing Crosby in the Road to... series.

7. Michael Dorsey didn't get work, but his alter ego did. In which establishment was the soap opera set?
Dorothy Michaels, aka Tootsie, played Emily (and Edward) Kimberly, who worked at Southwest General Hospital. Any other examples of an actor playing an actor playing a character playing a character?

8. Maggie Dence played headmistress Mrs Burke in which soap opera?
Dorothy Burke moved into Ramsay Street in 1990. Neighbours

9. The Walkers and Blacketts joined forces with which brother and sister, in Winter Holiday?
Dick and Dorothea Callum, in the Arthur Ransome book.

10. The ex-wife of which James Bond actor died in 1998 aged 83?
Dorothy Squires was married to Roger Moore.
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