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1306803.  Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:42 am Reply with quote

suze wrote:
It is my belief that Her Majesty is immortal, and no one can prove me wrong.

It occurs to me that a Republican with a sniper rifle could.

Simon C
1314596.  Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:21 am Reply with quote

The writer and academic, Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, wrote much under the pseudonym 'Q' though I'm not sure whether it was initially adopted as a 'disguise'. In his later life the identity of 'Q' was certainly not a secret.

For example, in the lead-up to Christmas 1937, The Times newspaper (22 Dec 1937) promoted a story by 'Q' which they would be publishing on Christmas Eve. The blurb following the headline noted that it had been written by Sir Arthur.

And of course the nom-de-plume was reported in various obituaries (e.g. The Times's on 13 May 1944).

1328224.  Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:21 am Reply with quote

The letter q is used to represent how popular someone or something is in a Q-rating or Q-score


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