porkylog1.jpg (2741 bytes) gamenbut.gif (277 bytes)The game of dodgy explanations

Part of the free online games and puzzle collection provided by William Maclean's Games.

Pick the real explanation of the following phrase:

"A HOT POTATO"

In the nineteenth century this phrase would have been used to describe:

(A) A problem that was being passed from one person to the next. It especially applies to problem that is tricky to solve or involves unpleasant or risky work.

(B) An event or news story that is particularly appropriate to the prevailing situation.

(C) A waiter or domestic butler.

 

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A        Wrong - you chose a Porky Pie.    Have another guess.

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B        Wrong - you chose a Porky Pie.    Have another guess.

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C       You're right! Now:   Try Another Porky Pie or go to Main Games Menu      Comments and Suggestions

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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