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- Axilla (alternatively 'Oxter') technically refer to a: Divorce; Temper-tantrum; Cat-dog hyrid; or Human armpit?
- The metaphor referring to strong avoidance is, "I wouldn't touch it with a (What?) pole": Tent; Barge; Punt; or North?
- The technical term 'Otitis media with effusion' is commonly called: Radio; Television; White noise; or Glue ear?
- Conceived c.1900, Bertie Bassett became an anthropomorphic icon for: Dolly Mixtures; Liquorice Allsorts; Jelly Babies; or Gummy Bears?
- The slang term for a pubic wig, and also an amusing USA phonetic demonym, is: Usian; Murkin; Texian; or Knickerbocker?
- American Condé Montrose Nast (1873-1942) founded a major eponymous (What?) company: Supermarket; Publishing; Gold-mining; or Dance?
- The Auroch is the ancient extinct (since 1627 in Poland) wild ancestor of domestic: Cats; Dogs; Cattle; or Budgerigars?
- Originally a seal or stamp, the Anglo-French word meaning prestige is: Kudos; Cachet; Style; or Bling?
- Nintendo's successful 2017 game console is called the: Click; Button; Switch; or Glitch?
- What city is a portmanteau of two places merged in 1873 from each side of the Danube: Berlin; Budapest; Vienna; or Paris?
- Which territory has more ancient oak trees than in the rest of Europe combined: Britain; Scandinavia; Spain; or Luxembourg?
- Spell the word meaning earnings or payment: Renumeration; Renumoration; Remuneration; or Renewmoration?
- A bothy is a very basic Scottish: Loaf; Cottage; Boat; or Cow?
- Emerging early 1900s from rejection of capitalist logic, Dadaism (or Dada) is an: Economic theory; Art movement; Global currency and language; or Dog-worshipping religion?
- Before people used bronze c.2000BC, tool technology was generally: Aluminium/Aluminum; Stone; Iron; or Gold?
- 'La Charleston', thought derived from the US South Carolina city, is the French term for what pedal-operated equipment: Sewing machine; Bumper/dodgem car; Hi-hat cymbals; or Pedalo/paddle boat?
- A 2017 Pittsburgh Medical School study found social isolation increases markedly with the use of: Alcohol; Social media; Garlic; or Spectacles?
- What confection is named from French meaning melting: Caramel; Fondant; Fudge; or Toffee?
- What word prefixes: 'over', 'trap', 'sheet', and 'sch' (lastly to make a geological layered deposit): Fly; Man; Turn; or Dust?
- What profession uses titles including 'de cuisine', 'sous', 'commi', and 'de partie' in a 'brigade system' defined by Frenchman Auguste Escoffier c.1900: Military artillery; Chef; Judiciary; or Circus entertainers?
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