Tablet staff studying an English missal.
1. If the priest says "The Lord be with you," what is the correct response? (a) Thank you. (b) And with your spirit. (c) Look, poor old Granny Pepinster's late, she must have overslept again, and... oh he's started. 2. Which action do you do when making a Confession? (a) Slap your head, and say "D'oh, I got it wrong again!" (b) Beat your breast and say "Through my most grievous fault." (c) Scratch your back and say "Gosh, these pews are uncomfortable!"
3. Which is it? (a) Circumstantial like the Father. (b) Consubstantial with the Father. (c) Confidential to the Father. 4. Lord I am not worthy that... Which? (a) I should climb onto Your roof. (b) You should enter under my roof. (c) I should fall off the roof.
5. Go forth, the Mass is... What? (a) Running late. (b) Ended. (c) Cancelled. 6. You may occasionally hear some Latin. Which of these is a Latin phrase? (a) Elena Curti. (b) Agnus Dei. (c) San Diego.
Top scores so far: Clifford Longley 3, Ed Stourton 2, Chris Patten 1.
After rumours that both the Dandy and Tablet comics would be forced to close through falling subscriptions, it has just been announced that they will merge.
Your new Danlet will continue to feature those much-loved comic characters who have given us so many hours of fun. For example, we shall still be able to read the hilarious exploits of that distinguished historian:
and that expert on religion, society and human flourishing*:
Beattie the Peril.
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