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Friday, January 11, 2008

One Shot

Whose(A) words on what(B)?
But my dominant reactions were relief and surprise. Relief because the long grind was over and the unattainable had been attained. And surprise, because it had happened to me, old ____A____, the beekeeper, once the star pupil of the Tuakau District School, but no great shakes at Auckland Grammar (high school) and a no-hoper at university, first to _____B____. I just didn’t believe it.
Source: Sepia Mutiny (who mention CNN as the source)

3 comments:

leonins said...

A...Edmund Hilary
B...Mt. Everest

(The clue is Auckland Grammer School)

Anonymous said...

A edmund hillary
B 1st to climb everest

RIP mr hillary

Debasish said...

A - Ed Hillary
B - the top of Everest
... is correct

Friday, January 11, 2008

One Shot

Whose(A) words on what(B)?
But my dominant reactions were relief and surprise. Relief because the long grind was over and the unattainable had been attained. And surprise, because it had happened to me, old ____A____, the beekeeper, once the star pupil of the Tuakau District School, but no great shakes at Auckland Grammar (high school) and a no-hoper at university, first to _____B____. I just didn’t believe it.
Source: Sepia Mutiny (who mention CNN as the source)

3 comments:

leonins said...

A...Edmund Hilary
B...Mt. Everest

(The clue is Auckland Grammer School)

Anonymous said...

A edmund hillary
B 1st to climb everest

RIP mr hillary

Debasish said...

A - Ed Hillary
B - the top of Everest
... is correct