An excerpt from an OUPblog article published on 13th December 2016, with information taken from Oxford Essential Quotations.
2016 has truly been a year to remember — from the amazing competition of the Rio Olympic Games to shock Brexit from Europe, and from environmental woes to the American presidential race. Famous faces have had no shortage of opinions on current events, with celebrities, athletes and politicians not being shy to express their views. But do you know your Berry from your Bieber, and your Corbyn from your Clinton? Which outraged celebrity, on being refused entry to a party retorted “How VIP do we gotta get?” and which politician, questioned on their self-confidence replied “I think I’m much more humble than you would understand.”
With 2016 coming to a close, we’ve gathered a selection of some of the year’s most memorable quotes to test your knowledge of current affairs. Do you know who said what?
Discover more: Read the rest of the article on the OUPblog.