Can a crocodile spit? What does the Queen have for dinner? How do you measure a rainbow? Why is q always followed by u?
Originally open for children to phone in with their homework issues, these days the ‘Homework Sucks’ segment of Simon Mayo’s award-winning Drivetime show invites listeners of all ages to send in questions they've always wanted to ask. Because the chances are a member of the very clever Radio 2 audience will have an answer. So now all you need to do is learn the contents of this book by heart. We apologize if, in the process, you become:
a) smarter b) more interesting c) better at pub quizzes d) all of the above
Got a question? Got a better answer? Join in! #homeworksucks
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