Oh no! I think I’m pasty obsessed! I enjoyed this article in The Independent so much that I had to share it, along with Matt Chorley’s quiz below. And before any of my mates go assuming that I got mostly Bs, I’ll have it be known I got exactly half As and half Bs, which makes me rather well-rounded! (^-^)v Please let me know how you did in the comments section. Go on, it’ll be fun!
Crumbs – a quiz! Jerry Can Manor Pasty Person?
Fuel strikes and VAT hikes have exposed the great divisions in Britain today. Do you prefer bankers or bakers? Do you dine in Downing Street or grab a pie on the go? Take Matt Chorley’s quiz to see whether you are too posh for pastry.*
(*Excludes beef Wellington)
What is an oggie?
A A delicious snack, counts as one of your five a day
B A beastly schoolmaster
You pop to the garage. Why?
A To buy de-icer, charcoal and a wind-up torch
B To check the chauffeur has polished the Bentley
How to pronounce “pasty”?
When do you have tea?
A When you get round to cooking after work
B When Carson brings a tray of Earl Grey to the drawing room
How many pasties laid end to end stretch from Leeds station to Downing Street?
B Now, yes, Leeds, I went there once. Got a castle?
What do you expect from a dinner guest?
A A bottle of Kumala red, and some scandalous gossip
B A cheque for £250,000 and some policy ideas
Where do you crimp?
A On the top
B At a card table
Greggs has a special offer on. Do you?
A Buy six sausage rolls
B Book a table for two, by the window
Complete this West Country schoolboy’s song: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John/ate a pasty five feet long/Bit it once, Bit it twice/Oh my Lord, it’s…?
A Full of mice
B A lot of pastry and then mostly potato on the inside
Of all the characters in The Good Life, who can expect to be told off by Margot?
A Is it Homer?
B Jerry can
How did you do?
Mostly As – You’re a pasty-eating man (or woman) of the people
Mostly Bs – You wouldn’t go near a pasty without a knife and fork