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A date with Destini

What’s this we hear? Scandal at the Lansons quiz, at which 28 teams of journalists, PRs and financial services companies competed for a top prize.

Money Marketing may have been humbled slightly by some 23 of the teams present but now we know the reason. We hear that in the picture round, the answer given by the quiz mistress for picture two – Maria Carey – should have been Beyonce Knowles, lead singer of R&B group Destini’s Child.

We are sure that, had the quiz been run to a higher standard, MM would have come in a much higher position than the humble 24th. We would at least have come, er, 25th.

This has absolutely nothing to do with mistakenly thinking that a slightly distorted picture of Ewan McGregor was kd lang, nor that Winona Ryder was Trinny from What Not To Wear fame, nor with MM being bad losers.

Fix! We want a rematch. Bet the Penrose quiz is better next month. They know how to run a quiz because we won it last year, so they must.


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