A quiz

First one to name all the references gets a free bling t-shirt.

  • “How many fingers am I holding up, Winston?”
  • And a thousand thousand slimy things
    Lived on; and so did I.
  • Everywhere people stare
    Each and every day
  • “You say there’s a horse in your bathroom, and all you can do is stand there naming Beatles songs?”
  • ‘Tis a consummation devoutly to be wished.
  • From childhood’s hour I have not been
    As others were – I have not seen
    As others saw – I could not bring
    My passions from a common spring
  • I’m in the sky tonight
    There I can keep by your side
    Watching the whole world wind around and round
  • Well, you know I need a steam shovel mama to keep away the dead
    I need a dump truck mama to unload my head

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