Memorable Automobiles of England:
Now my thought for Today...
Have you ever missed an obvious trivia question? I have to say this one floored me.
The question, obvious to the most casual observer:
There is a well know landmark in the city of London. It is called Big Ben. It is a:
Now since you already know this one I will ask a question that was asked on some quiz show when someone needed to win:
Who is buried in Grants Tomb? The person would yell Grant, and win $10 or something.
Courtesy of the USN I got to travel to London. I took a train (my first train ever) from Spit Head Landing to London downtown. Where I saw signs everywhere, “JOBS…Work for the Underground!” To me that meant get a job as a crook. But no, it was one advertising for jobs with what I knew as the Subway.
I walked the streets, rode a double decker bus, saw Piccadilly Circus and got to witness the changing of the guard. I also walked down by London Bridge and took a picture of Big Ben. You remember the song by Roger Miller:
England swings like a pendulum do
Bobbies on bicycles, two by two
Westminster Abbey, the tower of Big Ben
The rosy-red cheeks of the little children
Okay back to the Trivia question. Me’n 90% of the responders said: CLOCK of course. HA! It ain’t the clock, it is the BELL according to the trivia question lady.
Funny how we take things we think, to be fact.
PS Question: Did you know that the ACTUAL London Bridge is in The USA?
London Bridge is a bridge in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. It was built in the 1830s and formerly in London, removed. and transported to the United States to construct the present bridge in Lake Havasu .