Fulchester’s most celebrated son has a reputation for foul- mouthed misogyny but he insists he'd never make jokes about children. The List wishes Roger Mellie a warm ‘Hello, good evening and boHocksV
What’s the most rock’n’roll thing you‘ve done today?
Which time in history would you love to have lived? And why?
Your house is on fire. Loved ones and pets are safe. You have a chance to go and retrieve one thing; what would it be?
What would be your ideal birthday present?
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What’s the longest time you’ve slept soundly in one go over the last five years?
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What was the last thing you stole?
How big do you tip in
If you could wake up tomorrow and have obtained one ability what would it be?
You could quit your job and start afresh tomorrow and have the skills to do something completely new. What would you choose to do?
What, if anything is too serious to joke about?
Tell us the punchline to your favourite joke?
Who would you like to play you in the film of your life? Who do you actually think would play you?
When did you last dance? What was the occasion?
Do gentlemen prefer blondes?
When did you last cry? What was the reason?
What’s your biggest regret?
Are you a cat or dog person?
What’s the longest you‘ve ever
pursued a man/woman for? And
was it successful or not?
What do you like least about your
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What’s your all-time favourite
What’s your favourite biscuit?
To mark the feast of St Andrew, celebrated on 30 November, here are some little-known facts about Scotland’s national day
I As well as Scotland. St Andrew also takes Russia and Romania under his wing as well as unmarried women. members of the Order of the Thistle. singers, fishermen and people suffering from
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I In 2006 record-breaker Chris Dunlop enjoyed a can of haggis. neeps and tatties at the dizzying height of 23.000ft. at the summit of Mount Aconagua. Argentina. Some people WI“ do anything to get in the record books.
I The world's largest haggis producer, Halls of Broxburn. churns out around three— and-a-half million of them a
I The St Andrew 's flag lsaltire) is thOught to be the oldest in the world. It dates back to when St Andrew was crucified by the Romans in the 12th century.
I Tradition states that all the poor Single girls of Scotland should say a prayer for wedlock on the eve of St Andrew's Day. The following day. it is suggested that they throw shoes at the doors of their parents' houses. if the shoes pOint away from the door. they can expect to be whisked away imminently by their future spouses.
I The Guinness world record
for the largest Scottish dart/x: was broken by 19112 rr»;‘.'r;llr;r', during Edinburgh's 200i) hogrnanay celebrations. a', they iigged to the tune of The Ponobello Ceilidh band.
I The present world record fOr haggis hurling has stood for an impressive 18 years. Alan Pettigrew threw a llb 802 haggis an amazmg 18th 10in back in 1989.