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Pointless, BBC1
Alexander Armstrong: Name any Commonwealth countries in the northern hemisphere.
Contestant 1: I think I’ll play it safe, hopefully, and say New Zealand.
Contestant 2: I was thinking of Denmark.


Mastermind, BBC2
John Humphrys: A head and a short head are winning margins in horse racing and which other sport?
Contestant: Golf.


Eggheads, BBC2
Jeremy Vine: How many wings does a butterfly have? Is it none, two or four?
Contestant: Ah, I think this is a trick question. I’m going to say none.


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