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How to cheat at quiz nights – 10 best old school hacks

Those that know me will confirm that I have a poor memory; they call me Dory.  I suspect I am more like a hoarder, the memories are there just hidden under piles of other stuff that I enjoy more. I have always used memory aids like long sticks to poke and prod the information out. To pass my history exams I used to sing the significant dates in limerick form. I still hum 30 days hath September, April, June and November…..when I need to know how many days are left in the month.  Violet, Indigo, Blueooo and Green, Yellow Orange and Red in a T.V sing song voice for the rainbow. I guess remembering it is redundant now, given that facts can be retrieved  from phones before I can recall the  appropriate mnemonic.  I thought it would be fun to leave my favourites here, in case you ever attend a quiz night.  Some are well known, I made the rest up.  I really does work, I typed them out quickly, too many years later.p1130476-2-e1507153575148.jpg Continue reading “Advise Safe”