About ellacraigwrites

Ella Craig was born in Bristol and raised in South Gloucestershire where she trained as a lab technician. Fancying a change, she moved to Devon and worked in call centres, shops, and as an office temp along with a brief stint as an artist’s model (she kept her clothes on). Ella now lives on a farm in Bulgaria with her husband, three dogs, two cats and a flock of feral chickens. She published her first novel, Sunday Girl, in March 2019.

Fibbing Friday: January 22nd, 2021

Frank (PCGuy) and Di (Pensitivity101) alternate as hosts for Fibbing Friday. To join in, write a post with your answers to the 10 questions below and tag it “Fibbing Friday” or #FibbingFriday. Then link back to Fibbing Friday so that others can enjoy the answers and join in too!

The rules are simple – truth is not an option, but lies, silliness, and surrealism are.

What event took place on Wednesday, January 20th, 2021?
The King of Nambia abdicated in favour of the Crown Prince of Covfefe.

What do Joseph Biden, Warren G. Harding, and James Monroe all have in common?
They used to be in an Andrews Sisters tribute act.

What distinction does James Monroe have that no President since can claim?
He is the only one with a tattoo of Washington Crossing the Delaware on his bottom.

Why did George H. W. Bush call George W. Bush, “Quincy”?
Because he often dined on mince, and slices of quince, which he ate with a runcible spoon.

What was historically significant about Queen Elizabeth, II’s coronation?
She went commando.

Why did King Edward, VIII’s reign not even last a full year?
He failed his first performance appraisal and was offered the chance to undergo further training or be demoted. He resigned instead.

What event happened during King George, III’s reign that changed his official title?
The Olympic Committee discovered the presence of performance enhancing drugs in his urine, and they stripped him of his title.

What British figure was known as “The Iron Lady”?
Florence Nightingale, she always wore full armour when riding into battle.

What did Joe Biden do before getting into politics?
He was a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader

What did Boris Johnson do before becoming Prime Minister?
He was Beryl Cook’s muse, and often posed naked for her.

Ladies Night by Beryl Cook (1926–2008), Private Collection. Credit: Private collection.