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IIRC, a "split" is an American Football 'play'. It's also been the political state of Northern Ireland; and particle physicists have been known to split the odd atom. The only way I can think of an elephant "splitting" is by "getting out of here"! So I'll guess that "split" is the very common word; but I have no idea of the joke! :(

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Oh dear. To clarify the hint: if all four were linked, then something in American football would be called X, something in Northern Ireland would be called X, something to do with elephants would be called X, something to do with particle physics would be called X. Four Xs, but a different meaning in each case. Except that one of these four isn't true, and there's a joke about it.

 

The joke also features a duck.

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Oh dear. To clarify the hint: if all four were linked, then something in American football would be called X, something in Northern Ireland would be called X, something to do with elephants would be called X, something to do with particle physics would be called X. Four Xs, but a different meaning in each case. Except that one of these four isn't true, and there's a joke about it.

 

The joke also features a duck.

 

No idea of the joke, but could the word possibly be 'Down'?

Logic being:

American football features eg "first down and ten";

There's a County Down in NI;

Picking up on the Oldfields suggestions, I believe quarks can be classified as 'up' or 'down' (used to work in nuclear fusion facility -in admin- but surrounded by physicists discussing such things over coffee at lunchtime);

 

That leaves elephants: can't think of a 'down' connection, but since you mention that the joke features a duck, could that duck possibly be an eider duck, giving an eider down link?

 

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That's the connection, and I'll give you the ding for it.

 

The joke is: "How do you get down off an elephant?" "You don't, you get down off a duck." (I'd seen it regularly, but think I was into my teens before I understood it.)

 

Thanks- ah yes, remember it now :)

 

What word links the “Wizard of Oz” with the top goal-scorer in the 1990 World Cup finals?

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That's the connection, and I'll give you the ding for it.

 

The joke is: "How do you get down off an elephant?" "You don't, you get down off a duck." (I'd seen it regularly, but think I was into my teens before I understood it.)

 

Thanks- ah yes, remember it now :)

 

What word links the “Wizard of Oz” with the top goal-scorer in the 1990 World Cup finals?

 

The goalscorer was Salvatore Schillaci, who I believe was also known as Toto.

 

Edit to finish joining the dots: and Toto was Dorothy's dog in the Wizard of Oz

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That's the connection, and I'll give you the ding for it.

 

The joke is: "How do you get down off an elephant?" "You don't, you get down off a duck." (I'd seen it regularly, but think I was into my teens before I understood it.)

 

Thanks- ah yes, remember it now :)

 

What word links the “Wizard of Oz” with the top goal-scorer in the 1990 World Cup finals?

 

The goalscorer was Salvatore Schillaci, who I believe was also known as Toto.

 

Edit to finish joining the dots: and Toto was Dorothy's dog in the Wizard of Oz

 

Back of the net! - over to you...

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