Will Ohio State’s football team decide who wins the White House?
Something to do with American football, Ohio being the decisive state in the US Electoral College, and a study suggesting that big sporting victories are worth votes to incumbents.
Your chance to enter: my publisher, Elliott & Thompson, is giving away 10 signed copies of my QTWTAIN book to the finders of the best new QTWTAIN in newspapers or on the internet.
The only rule is that the author or publisher of the question has to imply that the answer is yes. Submit your entry on Twitter, using the hashtag #WINQTWTAIN, with a link, or in the comments.
The prize committee will be meeting in continuous session between now and Christmas. Here are some more entries.
Is no religion the new religion?
Are traditional sail boats the future of trade?
CNN also asked number 860:
But then it decided not to ask it. If you click on the link you will find a notice saying: “Post removed. After further review it was determined that some elements of the story did not meet the editorial standards of CNN. We thank you for your comments and feedback.” We think they had some “comments and feedback”.
Fortunately Padraic Ryan nominated it before it was taken down.
Number 861 was asked by Raghu Rajan, possibly in the Financial Times, and nominated by Citizen Sane:
Are Capitalism and Democracy Failing Us?
Is Trenton Oldfield our Pussy Riot?
To which Gareth replied: “Trenton Oldfield isn’t even our Trenton Oldfield.”
Finally David Bagg tried to ask me number 863:
Do you actually read all the entries?
This was rejected by the Committee. Of course I do.
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