'World Chocolate Day', July 7





"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt."


Charles M Schulz


We asked, who likes chocolate? Or dislikes it... and the reasons why? Would anyone describe themselves as a 'Chocoholic'? Does anyone have a favourite chocolate bar? Does anyone remember getting a selection box for Christmas when they were younger? Who prefers Milk, Dark or White chocolate?

Which events normally include chocolates as gifts? - Christmas

- Easter - Birthdays - Anniversaries - Valentines - When someone is ill.



IDIOMS Next, we asked members to complete these well known phrases... (clues are in brackets) Sweet and - SOUR (Chinese food)

As useless as a chocolate - TEAPOT (not fit for purpose)

Death by - CHOCOLATE (name of a chocolate desert)

Sweet - TOOTH (likes sweet foods)

That's the way the cookie - CRUMBLES (tough luck)

A tough - COOKIE (a strong person)

A piece of - CAKE (easy)

As sweet as - HONEY (sickly sweet)

Icing on the - CAKE (to better something)

Have your cake and - EAT IT (best of both worlds)

The cherry on - THE TOP (finishing touch)

A rose by any other name would smell - AS SWEET (‘Romeo And Juliet’ quotation)

Short and - SWEET (brief)

Be sweet on - SOMEBODY (fancy a person)

Do something in your own sweet - WAY (take your time)

Forbidden fruit is the - SWEETEST (Adam & Eve reference)

Home sweet - HOME (comfort of familiarity)

Keep somebody - SWEET (play somebody)

Like a kid in a - SWEET SHOP (excited)

Revenge is - SWEET (get your own back)

Sweet - DREAMS (goodnight)

Sweet Fanny - ADAMS (sweet FA)

Whisper sweet - NOTHINGS (words of love)

The sweet smell of - SUCCESS (gloating)

Eye - CANDY (good looking)

Like taking candy from - A BABY (easy peasy)

Chocolate - BOX (tips jar for staff)






MUSIC & PICTURE QUIZ


PART 1. General Knowledge

1. John Cadbury founded his business in 1824 in Birmingham. What religion was he?





2. Chocolate contains the endorphin phenylethylamine, which is a feel good brain chemical. One survey found what percentage of women would prefer chocolate over making love?





3. Which chocolate bar sells the most in the UK?






4. What is the name of Cadbury's dark chocolate, sold in the UK?





5. Which small oval chocolate treat appears in shops in January in readiness for Easter festivities?





6. How many calories are there in a deep fried Mars Bar?




7. Which traditional cream cake is covered in chocolate?

What pastry are they made from?




8. What spread is used in a Chocolate Crepe?





9. What chocolate do you add to a cornet of vanilla ice cream to make a 99?





10. The chocolate treat with a nut on top?




11. The chocolate mixed bag with orange, coffee, raisin, peanut, toffee and biscuit centres?





12. What Christmas cake has a chocolate coating?




13. Which American biscuit has chocolate rounds with a creme fondant in the middle?




14. Which chocolate cake has black cherries in the middle?




15. The chocolate egg with a (plastic)children’s toy in the middle?




16. Which actor is said to have invented the Magnum to replace choc ices?


17. In which film did Tom Hanks say, "Mama always said that life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."




18. Which TV vicar LOVES chocolate (and Mel Gibson)?




19. Which 'Little Britain' character loved 'Choclit'?





20. In which TV comedy series did Edina Monsoon call Patsy Stone "Sweetie Darling"?






PART 2. Advertising Solgans


Complete these advertising slogans... (and sing those which you can remember) 1. See the face you love light up with ...... ... ....

2. The ..... .... are on me 3. A .... . ... helps you work rest and play 4. And all because the lady loves .... .... 5. ..... A hazelnut in every bite 6. .... ....... ...... Full of eastern promise 7. You’re not you when you’re hungry! ........

8. A ...... .. ..... is just enough to give your kids a treat 9. After ..... 10. It's not Terrys ......... ...... its mine

11. Only the crumbliest milkiest chocolate tastes like chocolate never tasted before ........ ..... 12. Everyone's a ..... ... ... case 13. (Hey Mr Beaver) Take it easy with ........ ....... 14. Get that Friday feeling with Cadburys ........ 15. It takes a glass and a half of milk to make ........ ..... .... taste so creamy

16. Have a break, have a ... ... 17. When you feel a little ppeckish ppppick up a ....... 18. ..... grow on you 19. ......... melt in your mouth not in your hand. 20. Do you love someone enough to give them your last ....? 21. ...... the taste of paradise 22. The lighter way to enjoy chocolate. .........

23. ..... ... The sweet you can eat between meals without losing your appetite 24. Who knows the secret of the ..... ..... ...? 25. Nuts whole hazelnuts ........ take them and they cover them in chocolate 26. If you like a lot of chocolate on your biscuit join our .... 27. Full moon, half moon, total eclipse ..... ..... 28. How do you like to eat them? ........ ..... ... 29. .... ... It's a bit of a beast 30. Only ....... have the answer 31. Bridge that gap with ........ ..... 32. Hot chocolate, drinking chocolate ........ ........ ......... 33. It's so big you've gotta grin to get it in ..... ..... 34. Not for girls ...... ... 35. The Ambassador’s chocolate ....... ..... 36. Outchews everything for 3p ..... ..... 37. Somebody somewhere is having a ...... ..... 38. Feel the bubbles melt .... 39. What’s your favourite? ....... ...... 40. Out on its own .........

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