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Words of Numbers Quiz

“If you’re writing out the names of numbers, what three numbers require six e’s and no other vowels?” Quiz Guy John Chaneski has the answer in his latest word puzzle. This is part of a complete episode.


domainer  n.— «New York City domain dispute attorney, Karen Bernstein, says that domain industry professionals (affectionately known as “domainers”) are being hammered by meritless domain disputes and should lobby the Internet...

Sleep Numbers Riddle

Here’s a riddle: “Nature requires five, custom gives seven, laziness takes nine, and wickedness eleven.” Think you know the answer? This is part of a complete episode.


docu-soap  n.— «Beers, who often narrates his own shows, has found a winning formula for his “docu-soaps,” as he calls them. His series typically profile men with blue-collar jobs, such as crab fishermen, truckers, Texas oil wildcatters...


bug  n.— «The illegal numbers racket known as “the bug” lives on after the murder this week of one of its one-time kingpins.» —“‘The bug’: Shadow of former self Numbers racket survives, but lottery has cost it...