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Three- Step Idioms And Phrasings ( Idioms and Proverbs )

For reasons that are not fully understandable we like to hear things in resounding wave patterns. In particular, three-step rhythmic pattern ... by flem-ish
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Proverbially Barking... ( Animals in Idiom )

I noticed the other day that we use a HECK of a lot of idioms and proverbs with dogs in them... So, I figured I'd make a quiz on it. Enjoy! by thegogga
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Not So Obscure Words Beginning With "Obs" ( Words N - Z )

Who needs a quiz with the word "Obscure" in the title?" There are some great every-day words that begin with "Obs"; the question is, can you ... by coachpauly
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Synonyms and Antonyms II ( Synonyms and Antonyms )

This is the second of my "Synonyms and Antonyms" quizzes. I'll give you some synonyms and antonyms and you tell me which word they go with. ... by zebra101

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English Words with Irish Origins
Mar 21 - English Words with Irish Origins ( Etymology )

English has borrowed from many languages over the centuries, not the least of which is Irish (a/k/a Gaelic). Here's a quiz of such words, no ... by gracious1
Wrapped in Definitions
Mar 21 - Wrapped in Definitions ( Unusual and Obscure Words )

Ten very unusual words used in the Crystal Ball game for you to puzzle over. Some of the questions may just contain clues for you. Have fun. by Creedy
Who Let the Dogs Out
Mar 07 - Who Let the Dogs Out? ( Vocabulary )

There are many common expressions containing references to dogs. With how many of them are you familiar? My sources are 'Brewer's Dictiona ... by Cymruambyth
Vitruvian Man
Mar 04 - Vitruvian Man ( Art By Subject )

Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's iconic Vitruvian Man, this quiz deals with some of the different ways in which the male figure has been depi ... by LadyNym
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trivia quiz  What the Spell Check Mist: Typo Transfusion Editor choice cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ing, Jun 07 09

Sacred Heart Hospital: Medical Care second to nun, paperwork last to all. Scared Heart Hospital, where the typos are rarely fatal, but nearly always fanny!
Jun 07 09
6273 plays
trivia quiz  Don't Stop the Weaving cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Dec 06 11

Throughout history, different cultures have spun folk tales, enriching their societies with fictitious oral stories. This quiz will take a look at ten different countries' folk tales and prove why they shouldn't stop weaving oral tales.
kyleisalive editor
Dec 06 11
4743 plays
trivia quiz  It's All Greek to Me! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Sep 09 09

My boss has a major problem at work and needs me to come in and sort it out. What is in store for me? A trip around the world in idiomatic terms it seems.
Snowman gold member
Sep 09 09
2517 plays
trivia quiz  Nonexistent Antonyms Editor choice cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, eburge, May 14 14

On the surface, some words look like they would have an opposite if you removed the prefix (as is often the case). See if you can work out what these nonexistent antonyms might mean. Inspired by a song I once heard.
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eburge editor
May 14 14
2400 plays
trivia quiz  Gimme Sympathy Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Squisher, Dec 20 09

Gimme gimme never gets, but these individuals didn't care about manners. They really needed something! Can you tell me what? All scenarios are fictional.
Dec 20 09
5577 plays
trivia quiz  What's In Your Portmanteau? cool 20 questions
Easy, 20 Qns, Polaris101, Sep 10 09

Here's a categorical look at portmanteau words, new words made by blending parts of two other words together, a frankenword if you will. For example, add "motor" to "hotel" and you get "motel". Some questions have an American slant. Enjoy!
Polaris101 gold member
Sep 10 09
4068 plays
trivia quiz  This Sums It Up - Math Puns cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, eburge, Feb 25 10

See if you can differentiate between the right and wrong answers to these somewhat cringeworthy math puns. I've also tried to integrate some more punny stuff in the interesting information.
eburge editor
Feb 25 10
2472 plays
trivia quiz  Pick-a-Pun: The Musicals! cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ing, Oct 12 05

Yes, it's Pick-a-Pun, the game show where all the answers MIGHT be funny, but only one registers "Ouch" on the Groan-Ometer. Today's theme is Musicals, so get singing, and let the Pun begin!
Oct 12 05
6996 plays
trivia quiz  Yours Truly, Cassandra Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Aug 01 11

Good old Cassandra has started a prophecy-soliciting business, where she tells people in Greek myth how to avoid their unfortunate fates. Only problem? They don't believe her. Can you identify the addressees of these notes?
Aug 01 11
2838 plays
trivia quiz  Alfabetical Fun With Fonetics Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jennifer5, Dec 19 12

Here are ten questions to test your knowledge on a variety of topics, with a twist - all answers relate to the NATO phonetic alphabet, the generally-used term given to the International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet, or IACO phonetic alphabet.
Jennifer5 gold member
Dec 19 12
2178 plays
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