Monday, 22 May 2017

Play the Quiz: Coronation Street Truth or Spoof?


Here's a little game I've put together. It's called Coronation Street Truth or Spoof.

All you have to do is guess which of the following quotes were spoken in Coronation Street - Truth. 

And which quotes came from the genius Victoria Wood sketch set in the Rovers snug - Spoof.

Ready? Here we go. The answers are at the bottom of the blog post, so don't look down if you don't want to know.

Are these Coronation Street quotes Truth or Spoof?

1. By 'eck! It's like Sodom and Gomorrah all over again!

2. I 've' ad enough skriking in this bug 'utch to last me from Weatherfield Viaduct to Whit-week walk 

3. Elsie Tanner's a loud mouthed, pig headed, painted tramp, wi a bustful of brassiere and nowt on top.

4. Sorting jumble gives you a thirst like a camel

5. You've a chip on your shoulder that big, Jackson's Chippy couldn't come up wi't' vinegar

6. Aye, it were a beautiful death. She just sat up, broke wind and died.

7. You can hear some very interesting things if you keep your hairnet pressed up against vestry wall

8. Esmerelda Street, ey? It's very bay window down there.

9. I've got clinkers  to riddle and pots to scythe

10. There's an awful lot of gossip goes on in frock shops

11. From what I hear its two clogs to a threepenny bit that she'll electrocute herself with her own 
hairdryer

12. There's a woman comes in here looks like a weasal in specs

Answers:
1. Truth
2. Spoof
3. Truth
4. Truth
5. Spoof
6. Truth
7. Spoof
8. Truth
9. Spoof
10. Truth
11. Spoof
12. Truth

And if that's whetted your appetite to watch the Victoria Wood sketch again, here it is:




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4 comments:

Aussie Pete said...

Number 8 is from episode one, wasn't Number 6 from episode two?

Cobblestone said...

I think the answers should read 11. Spoof;
12. Truth. There's no way anyone actually predicted Valery's death with such accuracy. If they did, that fellah who did the dirty on Mary will want to do a feature on it for his magazine of the inexplicable ...

coconno196 5 said...

That's right, Cobblestone. I absolutely love this sketch, the characterisation is brilliant, and the actress playing Minnie Caldwell has the voice to a T.

Flaming Nora said...

Thanks all. I've corrected the error as I'd missed the answer to number 12 off. All done now!

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