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Episode 1158 - Numeric words and phrases - Bulfinch's mythology - Drew barrymore loves music - Place your "bet" - Silent k words

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Welcome to the Instant Trivia podcast episode 1158, where we ask the best trivia on the Internet.

Round 1. Category: Numeric Words And Phrases

  • 1: The Lakers won championships in 1987 and '88, so before the next season, Pat Riley trademarked this.
  • a three-peat.
  • 2: You're too old for the single-piece type of underwear that Gerber trademarked under this name.
  • a onesie.
  • 3: Hyphenated term for a contest that's really no contest.
  • one-sided.
  • 4: "Take Me Out To The Ball Game" is traditionally sung in this break.
  • the seventh-inning stretch.
  • 5: Alliterative term for a married person having an affair.
  • a two-timer.

Round 2. Category: Bulfinch'S Mythology

  • 1: These part-leonine beasts built their nests from gold; Merv might be interested.
  • griffins.
  • 2: Pliny said this mythical beast had "a single black horn... standing out in the middle of its forehead".
  • a unicorn.
  • 3: As the porter of Heaven, he opened the year, so our first month is named for him.
  • Janus.
  • 4: She left Menelaus for Paris—the man, not the city.
  • Helen (of Troy).
  • 5: Camilla and this Roman goddess of the hunt got along famously, unlike the British women who bear their names today.
  • Diana.

Round 3. Category: Drew Barrymore Loves Music

  • 1: (Drew Barrymore delivers the clue one last time.) Bernie Taupin was a teenager when he answered an ad looking for songwriters, this future partner of his did the same, and the rest is rock and roll history.
  • Elton John.
  • 2: (Drew Barrymore gives the clue again.) The music and lyrics of these famous brothers posed the "fever"ish question "How Deep Is Your Love".
  • the Bee Gees.
  • 3: (Drew Barrymore gives the clue once more.) The ever-popular "Evergreen" has lyrics by Paul Williams and music by this singer who introduced it in "A Star Is Born".
  • Barbra Streisand.
  • 4: (Drew Barrymore gives the clue again.) "It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" swings with the lyrics of Irving Mills and the music of this jazzman.
  • (Duke) Ellington.
  • 5: (Drew Barrymore gives the clue.) Some of the most romantic songs of all time, including "Embraceable You", were written by these brothers.
  • George and Ira Gershwin.

Round 4. Category: Place Your Bet. With Bet in quotation marks

  • 1: Your present spouse is your this 2-word phrase.
  • better half.
  • 2: Your future spouse is your this word.
  • betrothed.
  • 3: To hurt someone who trusts you.
  • betrayal.
  • 4: It designates any constellation's second-brightest star.
  • beta.
  • 5: Pair it with "between" to mean in an awkward middle position.
  • betwixt.

Round 5. Category: Silent K Words

  • 1: Sir Francis Bacon wrote, "ipsa scientia potestas est", often translated to this phrase.
  • knowledge is power.
  • 2: It's a type of backpack.
  • a knapsack.
  • 3: In a Chumbawamba song, this happens, "but I get up again".
  • (I get) knocked down.
  • 4: In an epic takedown in "King Lear", Oswald is called a this, "a rascal... filthy, worsted-stocking" this (again).
  • knave.
  • 5: This aptly named brand calls itself a "wedding marketplace that connects couples with local wedding professionals".
  • the Knot.

Thanks for listening! Come back tomorrow for more exciting trivia!

Special thanks to https://blog.feedspot.com/trivia_podcasts/

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Welcome to the Instant Trivia podcast episode 1158, where we ask the best trivia on the Internet.

Round 1. Category: Numeric Words And Phrases

  • 1: The Lakers won championships in 1987 and '88, so before the next season, Pat Riley trademarked this.
  • a three-peat.
  • 2: You're too old for the single-piece type of underwear that Gerber trademarked under this name.
  • a onesie.
  • 3: Hyphenated term for a contest that's really no contest.
  • one-sided.
  • 4: "Take Me Out To The Ball Game" is traditionally sung in this break.
  • the seventh-inning stretch.
  • 5: Alliterative term for a married person having an affair.
  • a two-timer.

Round 2. Category: Bulfinch'S Mythology

  • 1: These part-leonine beasts built their nests from gold; Merv might be interested.
  • griffins.
  • 2: Pliny said this mythical beast had "a single black horn... standing out in the middle of its forehead".
  • a unicorn.
  • 3: As the porter of Heaven, he opened the year, so our first month is named for him.
  • Janus.
  • 4: She left Menelaus for Paris—the man, not the city.
  • Helen (of Troy).
  • 5: Camilla and this Roman goddess of the hunt got along famously, unlike the British women who bear their names today.
  • Diana.

Round 3. Category: Drew Barrymore Loves Music

  • 1: (Drew Barrymore delivers the clue one last time.) Bernie Taupin was a teenager when he answered an ad looking for songwriters, this future partner of his did the same, and the rest is rock and roll history.
  • Elton John.
  • 2: (Drew Barrymore gives the clue again.) The music and lyrics of these famous brothers posed the "fever"ish question "How Deep Is Your Love".
  • the Bee Gees.
  • 3: (Drew Barrymore gives the clue once more.) The ever-popular "Evergreen" has lyrics by Paul Williams and music by this singer who introduced it in "A Star Is Born".
  • Barbra Streisand.
  • 4: (Drew Barrymore gives the clue again.) "It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" swings with the lyrics of Irving Mills and the music of this jazzman.
  • (Duke) Ellington.
  • 5: (Drew Barrymore gives the clue.) Some of the most romantic songs of all time, including "Embraceable You", were written by these brothers.
  • George and Ira Gershwin.

Round 4. Category: Place Your Bet. With Bet in quotation marks

  • 1: Your present spouse is your this 2-word phrase.
  • better half.
  • 2: Your future spouse is your this word.
  • betrothed.
  • 3: To hurt someone who trusts you.
  • betrayal.
  • 4: It designates any constellation's second-brightest star.
  • beta.
  • 5: Pair it with "between" to mean in an awkward middle position.
  • betwixt.

Round 5. Category: Silent K Words

  • 1: Sir Francis Bacon wrote, "ipsa scientia potestas est", often translated to this phrase.
  • knowledge is power.
  • 2: It's a type of backpack.
  • a knapsack.
  • 3: In a Chumbawamba song, this happens, "but I get up again".
  • (I get) knocked down.
  • 4: In an epic takedown in "King Lear", Oswald is called a this, "a rascal... filthy, worsted-stocking" this (again).
  • knave.
  • 5: This aptly named brand calls itself a "wedding marketplace that connects couples with local wedding professionals".
  • the Knot.

Thanks for listening! Come back tomorrow for more exciting trivia!

Special thanks to https://blog.feedspot.com/trivia_podcasts/

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