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Tongue-in-cheek: Quiz


Question 1: Examples of tongue-in-cheek films include Shaun of the Dead, Ninotchka, Demolition Man, True Lies and ________.
Hot FuzzDead Right (film)SpacedEdgar Wright

Question 2: Tongue-in-cheek fiction seems to abide by the conventions of an established serious ________, but gently pokes fun at some aspects of that genre, while still relying on its conventions.

Question 3: One of the earliest records of the expression is in The Fair Maid of Perth, by ________ in 1828
Samuel Taylor ColeridgeVictor HugoRobert BurnsWalter Scott

Question 4: The ________ defines it as "Ironic, slyly humorous; not meant to be taken seriously".
James Murray (lexicographer)United KingdomOxford English DictionaryAmerican and British English spelling differences


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