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32C, 34D, 40DD, 36A
   are all   
Bra Sizes
50m by 25m, 25-28°C, Eight 2.5m Wide Lengths
   are all   
Olympic Swimming Pool Measurements
100m, Long Jump, Shot Put, High Jump, 400m
   are all   
Decathlon 1st Day Events
110m Hurdles, Discus, Pole Vault, Javelin, 1500m
   are all   
Decathlon 2nd Day Events
225 Tons, 2’6” Between Her Eyes, 354 Steps to Crown
   are all   
Facts About the Statue of Liberty
1491 for Switzerland, 1989 for France, 1976 for the U.S.
   are all   
Bicentennial Years
50,000AU from the Sun, Over 1 Trillion Comets, About 1 Light Year Away
   are all   
Descriptions of the Oort Cloud
Abstemious, Caesious, Facetious
   are all   
Words With All 5 Vowels in Alphabetical Order
Adelost, Gotland Blue, Greve, Svecia, Vasterbotten
   are all   
Swedish Cheeses
Albatrosses, Fulmers & Petrels
   are all   
Procellariiformes
Alexander Keith’s, Big Rock, Labatt, Molson
   are all   
Canadian Beers
Aller, Ouvrir, Dormir, Prendre
   are all   
French Irregular Verbs
Alouette, Tillamook, Colby, Bergenost
   are all   
American Cheeses
Alternate Interior, Corresponding, Same Side Exterior
   are all   
Angles Formed by Parallel Lines Cut by a Transversal
Alvin, Simon, Theodore
   are all   
Chipmunks
Five-time Grammy-Award winning Fictional singing group created in 1958 by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr. …. All of their last names were “Seville”
Amethyst, Heliotrope, Fuchsia
   are all   
Shades of Purple
And He Shall Purify, Glory to God, For Unto Us A Child is Born
   are all   
Parts of Handel’s Messiah
Composed in the summer of 1741 in only 24 days – a feat in composition by any standard.
Andrew, Bartholomew, Thaddeus and Simon
   are all   
Apostles
Four of the Twelve, Simon perhaps better known as Simon Peter.
Anejo, Cotija, Manchego, Criollo
   are all   
Mexican Cheeses
Anglerfish, Bermuda Fireworms, Fireflies
   are all   
Bioluminescent Creatures
Almost 90% of the animals that inhabit the twilight depths of the ocean (200-1000meters) are bioluminescent. Bioluminescence is used to confuse predators (when certain Squids spew glowing ink), attract mates (Bermuda Fireworms), lure prey (Anglerfish) or signal identity (Krill)
Anthony, Murray, Jeff & Sam
   are all   
Members of The Wiggles
Children’s Entertainers from Australia who formed their band in 1991
Appenzeller, Emmental, Gruyere, Sbrinz
   are all   
Swiss Cheeses
Apple’s MAC, Soviets Boycott LA Olympics, Indira Ghandi Assassinated
   are all   
Major Events of 1984
Arch, Loop, Whorl
   are all   
Fingerprint Details
Argentina Invades Falklands, First Artificial Heart Transplant, King Fahd to Saudi Arabian Throne
   are all   
Major Events of 1982
Armadillos, Sloths, Hairy Anteaters
   are all   
Order Edentata
These are the toothless animals
Arms Longer Than Legs, Opposable Thumb & Big Toe, Knees Won’t Lock Upright
   are all   
Non-Human Ape Body Traits
Around The World, Rock The Baby, Walk The Dog
   are all   
Yo Yo Tricks
The yo-yo originated in the Philippines, where it was used as a weapon in hunting.
Arthur C. Clark, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jack Niklaus, Itzhak Perlman
   are all   
People Stricken by Polio
Also Alan Alda, Donald Sutherland, Francis Ford Coppola, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young and Franklin D. Roosevelt
Asiago, Burrata, Fontina, Mascarpone, Pecorino
   are all   
Italian Cheeses
Astragulus, Cunneiform, Sesamoid, Metatarsals
   are all   
Bones of the Foot
Athabasca, Slave, Bear
   are all   
Canadian Lakes
Atlas, Sacrum, Axis
   are all   
Bones of the Backbone
Audi, VW, BMW, Mercedes
   are all   
Cars Made in Germany
Avril Lavigne, Céline Dion, Alanis Morisette & Shania Twain
   are all   
Female Entertainers from Canada
Axon, Dendrite, Soma, Schwann Cells
   are all   
Neuron Parts
Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan
   are all   
Countries Bordering the Caspian Sea
Azure, Cyan, Cobalt, Cerulean
   are all   
Shades of Blue
Babe Ruth, Malcolm X, Steve Jobs
   are all   
People Who Were Adopted
Along with Dr. Ruth and Marilyn Monroe
Balance, Performance, Luna
   are all   
Brands of Power Bars
Band on the Run, Venus & Mars, Back to the Egg
   are all   
Albums by Wings
Baseball, 301, Round-The-Clock
   are all   
Dart Games
Basilar, Vertebral, Carotid, Anterior Cerebral
   are all   
Brain Arteries
Beatles Disband & Lennon Marries Yoko Ono, Sadat Becomes President of Egypt
   are all   
Major Events of 1970
Beba, Ichnusa, Moretti, Peroni
   are all   
Italian Beers
Belikin, Red Stripe, Medalla Light
   are all   
Caribbean Beers
From Belize, Jamaica and Puerto Rico respectively
Belle, Ariel, Cinderella
   are all   
Disney Princesses
Along with Snow White
Benin, Bolivia, Netherlands, South Africa
   are all   
Countries With More Than One Capital
South Africa actually has Three: Pretoria is the Administrative Capital, Cape Town is the Legislative Capital, and Bloemfontein is the Home of the Judiciary
Benjy, Hundy, C-Note, Big One
   are all   
Nicknames for American $100 Bill
Berlin Wall Falls, Communist Regimes in E. Europe Collapse, Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
   are all   
Major Events of 1989
A Bigger Bang, Goat’s Head Soup, Some Girls
   are all   
Albums by The Rolling Stones
Don’t forget: Beggar’s Banquet, Tattoo You, Exile on Main Street and Sticky Fingers
Bitter, Sweet, Salty, Sour
   are all   
Qualities of Taste
Bloods, MS-13, Crips
   are all   
Los Angeles Gangs
Bluff, Oh Hell, Flinch, Patience, Canasta, Bridge
   are all   
Card Games
Bob Marley, George Gershwin, Buddy Rich, Celia Cruz
   are all   
Musicians Who Died of Brain Tumors
Bocconcini, Bleu Benedictin, Chevre Noir, Dragon’s Breath
   are all   
Canadian Cheeses
Bolzman, Plank, Euler, Avagadro
   are all   
People Who Have Constants Named After Them
Boomers, Gen X, Millenials, Gen Y
   are all   
Names for Different Human Generations.
Born Archibald Leach, B. 1904 D. 1986, Married 5 Times
   are all   
Facts About Cary Grant
In the mid-1950’s Cary Grant formed his own production company called Grantley Productions. He had his only child with his 4th wife Dyan Cannon (33 years younger than him) – a daughter Jennifer. John Cleese’s character in the film “A Fish Called Wanda” was named after Grant’s real name, Archie Leach. By the time Grant died, there was considerable suspicion that he was bisexual.
Born Caryn Elaine Johnson, Nov. 13, 1955, Winnner of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar & Tony
   are all   
Facts About Whoopi Goldberg
She chose the surname Goldberg after Jewish ancestors of hers somewhere along the genealogical line. A DNA Test broadcast in the 2006 PBS Documentary “African American Lives”, traced 92% ancestry to Sub-Saharan Africa and 8% to Europe. She played Celie Johnson in the Color Purple.
Born David Robert Jones, Jan 8, 1947, Has a Permanently Dilated Pupil, Married a Somali Supermodel
   are all   
Facts About David Bowie
Also known as The Thin White Duke
Born Eleanor Gow on March 29, 1963, For the Movie “Sirens” Her Breasts Grew to 37D
   are all   
Facts About Elle MacPherson
A very popular Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model, Elle studied law for one year at Sydney University. Nicknamed “The Body”, Elle is 6 ft. (183cm) tall.
Born Farrokh Bulsera (Indian Parsi), B. 1946 D. 1991, Grew Up on Zanzibar, Died of Aids
   are all   
Facts About Freddie Mercury
Mercury performed an estimated 700 concerts in countries all around the world… Queen was the first band ever to play in South American stadiums, breaking worldwide attendance records for their concert in Morumbi stadium, Sao Paulo in 1981. They were also the first to play behind the Iron Curtain, when they performed before 80,000 in Budapest in 1986. He was Queen’s Lead Vocalist and also their pianist. He died of bronchopneumonia induced by AIDS in 1991, a little more than a day after publicly announcing he had the disease.
Born Frances Gumm, June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969, First Romance to Artie Shaw
   are all   
Facts About Judy Garland
Also was Dorothy in the 1939 Wizard of Oz movie, and her daughter was Liza Minelli…
Born Gordon Sumner, Oct. 2, 1951, From Newcastle Upon Tyne, English Teacher for 2 Years
   are all   
Facts About Sting
One of the most recognizable male voices in popular music, Sting began his rise to stardom with the band The Police
Born in The USA, Tunnel of Love, Nebraska
   are all   
Albums by Bruce Springsteen
Also Devils & Dust, The River, The Ghost of Tom Joad, Born To Run, and Magic
Born Nathan Birnbaum, Jan. 20, 1896 – March 9, 1996, Played God
   are all   
Facts About George Burns
George’s mother’s favorite phrase used to bring him back down to earth when he needed it was, “Nattie, you’re a Schmuck!”
Born Paul Hewson, May 10, 1960, Stage Name From Latin, Major Humanitarian
   are all   
Facts About Bono
Lead Singer of U2
Born Reginald Kenneth Dwight, March 25, 1947, Knighted in 1998, Teams With Lyricist Bernie Taupin
   are all   
Facts About Elton John
Sang at Lady Diana’s funeral.
Born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910, Born & Died With Halley’s Comet
   are all   
Facts About Mark Twain
Beloved American Humorist and Writer, raised in Hannibal, Missouri right along the banks of the Mississippi River from which he would find the inspiration for many of his stories. , Only 2 of his 7 Siblings Survived Childhood. He became a steamboat pilot, which rewarded him with about $250 per month – the equivalent of about &155,000 today. When his dream about his brother’s death on one of the Steamboats came true about a month later, Twain joined parapsychology groups, but was guilt-stricken over his brother’s death for life.
Bowled, Stumped, Run Out, LBW
   are all   
Cricketing Dismissals
Of course there are others like hitting the wicket…
Boysenberries, Clementines, Bartlett Pears
   are all   
Fruits Named After People
Brahma, Skol, Kaiser, Itaipava
   are all   
Brazilian Beers
Brazil, Botswana, Australia, Madagascar
   are all   
Countries on the Tropic of Capricorn
Brazil, Kenya, Indonesia, Somalia
   are all   
Countries on the Equator
Also Ecuador, Colombia, Sao Tome & Principe, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Maldives and Kiribati.
Brunost, Snofrisk, Jarlsberg, Pultost
   are all   
Norwegian Cheeses
Bryndza, Bundz, Golka, Tylzycki
   are all   
Polish Cheeses
Buddha and the Chocolate Box, Tea for the Tillerman, Catch Bull at Four
   are all   
Albums by Cat Stevens
This “Cat” changed his name to Yusuf Islam in his later life … and there is at least one album out under his new name entitled “An Other Cup” .
B.U.R.M.A., M.A.L.A.Y.A., I.T.A.L.Y., B.O.L.T.O.P.
   are all   
WW II Envelope Monograms
Postal Acronyms written on the reverse of letters sent by soldiers to their lovers back home… BURMA=Be Upstairs Ready My Angel , MALAYA=My Ardent Lips Await Your Arrival, ITALY=I’m Thinking About Loving You, BOLTOP= Better On Lips Than On Paper
Cable Cars, Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge
   are all   
Tourist Attractions in San Francisco, California
Cabrales, Garrotxa, Idiazabel, Valdeon
   are all   
Spanish Cheeses
Calvin Klein, Jockey, Fruit of the Loom, Hanes
   are all   
Brands of Men’s Underwear
Cambozola, Handkase, Harzer, Weisslacker
   are all   
German Cheeses
Camel, Salem, Lucky Strike
   are all   
Brands of Cigarettes
Cameroon, Senegal, Madagascar, Gabon
   are all   
French-Speaking Countries
Canter, Gallop, Volt, Piaffe, Trot
   are all   
Equine Gaits
Of course there is also just plain walking
Capitate, Hamate, Lunate, Navicular, Pisiform
   are all   
Bones of the Wrist
Carlsberg, Tuborg, Royal
   are all   
Danish Beers
Carmine, Cerise, Sangria, Vermillion, Crimson, Maroon
   are all   
Shades of Red
Carpathians, Pyrenees, Apennines
   are all   
European Mountains
Along with the Alps
Cashel Blue, Ardrahan, Durrus, Gubbeen
   are all   
Irish Cheeses
Cassowaries, Emus, Kiwis, Ostriches & Rheas
   are all   
Struthioniformes
Catupiry, Minas, Queijo, Requeijao
   are all   
Brazilian Cheeses
Celestial Seasonings, Twinings, East Indian Company
   are all   
Brands of Tea
Others include Lipton, Salada, Good Earth Teas, The Tea Chest and Steep
Cerise, Vermilion, Sangria, Carmine, Alizarian
   are all   
Shades of Red
Don’t forget Burgundy, Coral, Crimson, Magenta, Maroon, Persimmon, Amaranth and Scarlet
Cerulean, Cobalt, Periwinkle, Sapphire
   are all   
Shades of Blue
Challenger Disaster, Chernobyl Disaster, Iran-Contra Scandal, Haley’s Comet Returned
   are all   
Major Events of 1986
Cheek Straps, Noseband, Crownpiece, Bit
   are all   
Horse’s Bridle Parts
Cheerios, Rice Krispies, Cocoa Puffs
   are all   
Brands of Cereals
Others include Cheerios, Rice Krispies, Cocoa Puffs, Corn Flakes, Fruit Loops, Frosted Flakes, Golden Grahams, Honeycomb, Lucky Charms, Mueslix, Puffins, Raisin Bran, Shredded Wheat, Sugar Smacks, Special K, and Total
Chhena, Kheersagar, Paneer, Rasgulla
   are all   
Indian Cheeses
Chiffon, Mustard, Goldenrod, Saffron
   are all   
Shades of Yellow
Christmas, Easter, Canary
   are all   
Islands
Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty
   are all   
Tourist Attractions in New York, U.S.A.
All in NYC
Chubasco, Tehuatepecer, Cordonazo
   are all   
North American Winds
Chunnel Opens, OJ Simpson Suspect in Murder, Massive LA Earthquake
   are all   
Major Events of 1994
Cinch, Pommel, Stirrups
   are all   
Saddle Parts
Cobb Salad, Chateaubriand, Graham Crackers, Eggs Benedict
   are all   
Foods Named After People
Coleman’s, Maille, Gulden’s, Heinz
   are all   
Brands of Mustard
Others include Amora, Coleman’s, Keen’s, Plochman’s and French’s
Colgate, Aim, Arm & Hammer, Aquafresh
   are all   
Brands of Toothpaste
Of course also Crest
Colle’s, Hangman’s, Monteggia’s, Dupytren’s
   are all   
Fractures
These are Eponyms which apply to fractures specific to the Wrist, the Spine, the Arm, and the Ankle, respectively
Colugos & Flying Lemurs
   are all   
Order Dermoptera
Columbine Shooting Tragedy, Panama Canal Handed Back to Panama, Pokemon Toys
   are all   
Major Events of 1999
Combat, Raid, Black Flag
   are all   
Insecticides
Concorde Debuts Commercially, Apple Inc. Founded, America’s Bicentennial
   are all   
Major Events of 1976
Cones, Rods, Retina, Iris, Pupil
   are all   
Visual System Parts
Conservatory, Billiard Room, Study
   are all   
Rooms from the Game Clue
These are three of the rooms used in the game of Clue
Converse, New Balance, Sketchers, Vans
   are all   
Brands of Tennis Shoes
Other brands include Adidas, Nike, Reebok, Umbro, K-Swiss, Asics, Brooks and British Knights
Cooper, Yokohama, Sumitomo, Continental, Kumho
   are all   
Brands of Tyres
Of course some more common brands are BF Goodrich, Bridgestone, Dunlop, Firestone, GoodYear, Michelin and Pirelli
The Corrs, U2, Thin Lizzy
   are all   
Irish Bands
Cradle, Candles, Diamonds, Cat’s Eye
   are all   
Cat’s Cradle Steps
Cat’s Cradle is a fun string game played by two where at least a dozen different shapes can be created by taking the string off of each other’s hands to create evolving string patterns
Cross Cross, Push-Ups, Rump Jump, Between Knees Cross
   are all   
Advanced Jump Rope Skills
Crown, Trojan, Durex
   are all   
Brands of Condoms
Along with Lifestyles, Trustex, Pleasure Plus and Kimono
CRT, Plasma, LCD
   are all   
TV Screen Types
Cuban Missile Crisis, Nelson Mandela Jailed, Algerian & Jamaican Independence, Johnny Carson Debuts Tonight Show
   are all   
Major Events of 1962
Cytoplasm, Mitochondria, Neurofilaments, Vesicles
   are all   
Sub-Contents of a Neuron
Danbo, Esrom, Havarti, Tilsit
   are all   
Danish Cheeses
Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone, Johnny Appleseed, Captain John Smith
   are all   
American Heroes
Deer, Moose, Reindeer, Elk
   are all   
Family Cervidae
Dominos, Round Table, Pizza Hut
   are all   
Big Chain Pizza Restaurants
Doppelgangers, Banshees, Will-O-the-Wisps
   are all   
Ghosts
Double Bounce, Skier, Jogging Steps, X-to-Straddle
   are all   
Basic Jump Rope Skills
Doves and Pigeons
   are all   
Columbiformes
Dreher Bak, Borsodi Bivaly, Harom Kiraly
   are all   
Hungarian Beers
Dressage, English, Hunters, Western
   are all   
Horse-riding Styles
Drink Upside Down, Breathe Into A Paper Bag, Sugar On The Tongue
   are all   
Common Hiccup Cures
Dr. Pepper, Sunkist, Mountain Dew
   are all   
Brands of Soft Drinks
Others of course include Coke, Pepsi, 7 Up
Ducks, Geese and Swans
   are all   
Anseriformes
Dugongs, Manatees, Sea Cows
   are all   
Order Sirenia
Duracell, Energizer, Rayovac
   are all   
Brands of Batteries
Echidnas, Spiny Anteaters, Platypuses
   are all   
Order Monotremata
A much more ancient branch of mammals – the only living mammals that lay eggs. Monotremata literally means “one-hole” since these species urinate, defecate and reproduce all through the sole hole evolution/God created …
Edwin Hubble, Bill Clinton, Kris Kristoferson
   are all   
Rhodes Scholars
Eggs, Bricks, Carpet
   are all   
Things That Are Laid
Egypt, Eritrea, Sudan, Yemen, Saudi Arabia
   are all   
Countries Bordering the Red Sea
Ellie May, Jethro, Granny, Jed
   are all   
Beverly Hillbilly Characters
Emir, Rani, Shah
   are all   
Ruling Titles
Emirs rule in Asia & Africa, Ranis rule in India and Shahs rule in Iran
“Empty Hand”, “Soft/Gentle Art”, “Way of the Harmonious Spirit”
   are all   
Martial Arts
Translations of Karate, Jujitsu and Aikido, respectively.
England, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden
   are all   
Countries NOT Using Euro in Europe
English, French, Spanish
   are all   
Languages Printed on American Passports
English being the “de facto” language of the US, French being the historic language of international diplomacy, and Spanish added during the Clinton 2nd administration.
Enron Files for Bankruptcy, 911, Slobodan Milosevic Surrenders to Face War Crime Charges
   are all   
Major Events of 2001
Entrechat, Jete, Pointe, Plie
   are all   
Ballet Terms
Epee, Sabre, Foil
   are all   
Fencing Blades
Ephan, Cubitt, Omer
   are all   
Biblical Measures
There was also the Schekel…
Epidermal Cells, Palisade Cells, Veins
   are all   
Leaf Components
ESPN, Road & Track, Volleyball Monthly
   are all   
Magazines Featuring Sports
Ethmoid, Caluarium, Sphenoid
   are all   
Bones of the Skull
Evian, Aquafina, San Pellegrino, Perrier
   are all   
Brands of Bottled Drinking Water
Faberge, Guerlain, Gucci, Hermes, Shiseido
   are all   
Brands of Perfumes
Of course there’s always Chanel and Oscar de la Renta
Fallopian Tube, Golgi Apparatus, Boca’s Area, Eustachian Tube
   are all   
Body Parts Named After People
Fatana Morgana, Aurora Borealis, Green Flash
   are all   
Atmospheric Phenomena
Feather, Fly, Bantam, Cruiser
   are all   
Boxing Weight Classes
Ferris Wheels, Pendulums, Springs
   are all   
Objects Exhibiting Simple Harmonic Motion
Feta, Xynomizithra, Xynotyro, Mizithra, Kasseri
   are all   
Greek Cheeses
Fire, Leaf-Cutter, Trap-Jaw, Army
   are all   
Ants
First Earth Day, Israel Defeats Arabs in 6 Day War, First NFL Superbowl, First Heart Transplant, Sesame Street
   are all   
Major Events of 1967
First Harry Potter Book Published, Karla Faye Tucker is Executed, Clinton Admits to Lewinsky Affair
   are all   
Major Events of 1998
Karla Faye Tucker was executed in Texas, becoming the first woman executed in the United States since 1984 and the first to be executed in Texas since the American Civil War.
First Kidney Transplant, Islamabad Becomes Capital of Pakistan, U2 Spy Plane Shot Down over USSR
   are all   
Major Events of 1960
Flex, Pert, Finesse, Pantene Pro-V
   are all   
Brands of Shampoo
Fork, Frame, Sprockets
   are all   
Bicycle Parts
Founded in Cairo in 1945, Includes Djibouti, Tunisia & Comoros
   are all   
Facts About The Arab League
Frigidaire, Thermador, Sub-Zero
   are all   
Brands of Refrigerators
Others include Jenn-Air, Kitchen-Aid, Viking, Maytag, Amana and Big Chill
Fuller’s, Samuel Smith’s, Young’s
   are all   
English Beers
GABA, Dopamine, Serotonin, Norepinephrine
   are all   
Neurotransmiters
Along with glutamate and acetylcholine.
Gee, Haw, Stand
   are all   
Horse-Riding Commands
General George Patton, Dr. Benjamin Spock, Nero
   are all   
Olympic Competitors
Patton was in the 1912 Stokholm Summer games in the first ever modern pentathalon, Dr. Spock was a rower on the American eight crew and won a Gold medal in the 1924 Paris Summer Olympics, Nero raced a ten-horse chariot in the games of 67 AD in order to improve relations with Greece and display Roman dominance.
Geneva, Georgia, Garamond, Onyx, Papyrus
   are all   
Fonts
George Foreman, Dualit Two-Slot, Tefal Polished Avanti
   are all   
Brands of Toasters
George Harrison, Linda McCartney, Gandhi
   are all   
Vegetarians
George Shearing, Jose Feliciano, Stevie Wonder
   are all   
Musicians Born Blind
GE, Sylvania, Philips
   are all   
Brands of Lightbulbs
Ginger, Scary, Posh, Sporty
   are all   
Spice Girls
Giraffes, Musk Oxen, Camels, Hippos
   are all   
Order Artiodactyla
These are the EVEN-toed hoofed animals that also include Llamas, Peccaries, Pigs, Deer, Moose, Elk, etc.
Girdle, Table, Corner Facet
   are all   
Cut Diamond Parts
Glenn Miller, Steve Fossett, Amelia Earhart, Martin Bormann
   are all   
People Who Disappeared and Were Assumed Dead
…the first three missing in airplane disappearances, and Martin Bormann was a Nazi whose death was unconfirmed.
Goddess, Victoria’s Secret, DKNY
   are all   
Brands of Women’s Underwear
Golgi, Cajal, Eccles, Sherrington, Hubel
   are all   
Neuroscientists
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Honky Chateau, Tumbleweed Connection
   are all   
Albums by Elton John
Gordon Scott, Denny Miller, Johnny Weissmuller
   are all   
Tarzans
Goretex, Zeppelin, Braille, Guillotine
   are all   
Words Named After People
Along with Morse Code, Doppler Effect, Daguerreotype and Pasteurization
Graco, Peg Perego, Compass
   are all   
Brands of Baby Car Seats
Grapes, Watermelon, Canteloupe
   are all   
Vine Fruits
Grey Goose, Absolut, Stolichnaya
   are all   
Brands of Vodka
Others include Smirnoff, Skyy, Ketel One, Finlandia and Pravda
Grizzly Bear, Cheetah, Great Dane
   are all   
Carnivores Without Retractable Claws
Grouse, Quail, Pheasants & Turkeys
   are all   
Galliformes
Growler, Bergy Bit, Small
   are all   
Iceberg Sizes
These are the three smallest size categories in order of increasing size.
Guitar, Ice, Tooth
   are all   
Picks
Gulfstream, Lear, Cessna
   are all   
Brands of Private Jets
Gulls, Terns and Plovers
   are all   
Charadriiformes
Guppies, Rattlesnakes, Hammerhead Sharks
   are all   
Animals That Give Birth to Live Young
Roughly 70% of snakes lay eggs, but the other 30% (which also happen to be the ones living in colder climates) give live birth (they actually hatch their eggs within their bodies )
Gypsum=2, Quartz=7, Diamond=10
   are all   
Mohs Scale
The scale of rock and mineral “hardness”
Haleakala National Park, The Road to Hana, Molokini Island Excursions
   are all   
Tourist Attractions on Maui, Hawaii
Halloumi, Testouri, Shanklish, Jameed
   are all   
Middle Eastern Cheeses
Hammarskjold, Thant, Boutros-Ghali
   are all   
U.N. Secretaries General
From Sweden (1953-61), Burma (1961-71) and Egypt (1992-96) respectively …. More recently there was Kofi Annan and now Ban Ki-Moon from S. Korea
Harlequin, Celadon, Chartreuse
   are all   
Shades of Green
Harmatton, Khamsin, Simoon, Sirocco
   are all   
African Winds
Harp, Macardle’s, Beamish, Guinness
   are all   
Irish Beers
Harry Houdini, Geraldo Rivera, Freddie Prinze, Howard Cosell, Paula Abdul, Beverly Sills
   are all   
Famous Jewish Personalities
Also Al Jolsen, Mark Spitz, and Sigmund Freud
Hatikvah, Tien Quan Ca, Lofsongur, La Marseillaise
   are all   
National Anthems
From Israel, Vietnam, Iceland, and France respectively
Headstall, Cheek Straps, Curb Bit
   are all   
Parts of a Horse’s Bridle
Heart, Head, Life, Sun, Luck
   are all   
Palm Lines
In the field of Palmistry
Hedgehog, Bowl, Mohawk, Mullet
   are all   
Haircuts
Let’s not forget the Buzz and Mohawk !
Heineken, Amstel, Grolsch
   are all   
Dutch Beers
Helmet, Jodhpurs, Jodhpur Boots, Fitted Jacket
   are all   
Equestrian Event Attire
Jodhpurs are riding pants.
Herbie, KITT, Budgie
   are all   
Famous Vehicles
Herman’s Hermits, The Kinks, The Yardbirds
   are all   
60s “British Invasion” Bands
Others of course were The Animals, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Cream, The Who, and Led Zeppelin
Heros, Young Americans, Diamond Dogs
   are all   
Albums by David Bowie
Hippocampus, Fornix, Amygdala, Mammilary Body
   are all   
Limbic System Parts
Along with the septum…
His Mother Was a Famous Peter Pan, I Dream of Jeannie, Star of TV’s Dallas
   are all   
Facts About Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman’s mother was Mary Martin, who was THE most famous Peter Pan in the play’s history.
Hob, Jill, Kit
   are all   
Ferret Family Members
Father, mother and offspring respectively
Holden, Falcon, Valiant
   are all   
Cars Made in Australia
Horatio Nelson, Sammy Davis, Moshe Dyan
   are all   
One-Eyed People
Horizon, Lactalis, Kroger
   are all   
Brands of Milk
India actually outproduces the United States in World Milk Production… In Russia and Sweden small Moose Dairies exist … Whale’s milk contains up to 50% fat.
Horse, Ram, Monkey, Ox, Dog, Dragon
   are all   
Chinese Zodiac Animals
The others are: Tiger, Rat, Rabbit, Snake, Rooster, and Pig.
Horses, Tapirs, Rhinoceroses, Zebras
   are all   
Order Perissodactyla
Odd-Toed Hoofed Mammals
Hummer, Saturn, GM, Chrysler, Ford
   are all   
Cars Made in the U.S.A.
Hummingbirds and Hermits
   are all   
Trochiliformes
Hybrid Teas, Old Garden, Polyanthas, Climbers
   are all   
Types of Roses
IBM, MAC, HP, Dell, Asus, Toshiba
   are all   
Brands of Laptops
Ils, Elles, Nous, Tu, Vous, Je
   are all   
French Pronouns
Incus, Noctilucent, Scud, Virga, Cummulus
   are all   
Clouds
Independence Hall, The Liberty Bell, Rodin Museum
   are all   
Tourist Attractions in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
All in Philadelphia.
Indy Grab, Ollie, Judo, Kick Flip
   are all   
Skateboarding Tricks
Iran, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Iraq, Qatar
   are all   
Countries Bordering the Persian Gulf
Iroko, Purpleheart, Sapele, Paduk
   are all   
Hardwood Trees
Isaac Asimov, Arthur Ashe, Rudolph Nureyev
   are all   
Notable HIV Positive People
Along with Magic Johnson, Herb Ritts, Alvin Ailey and Robert Mapplethorpe
It Happened One Night, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, The Silence of the Lambs
   are all   
Movies That Took All 5 Top Academy Awards
…and those top five awards are: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay. Let’s see if we will even have a 2008 Academy Awards Show with the Current (Dec. 2007) Writer’s Strike
Jackie Gleason, Oliver Hardy, John Candy, Chris Farley
   are all   
Comedians Fighting Obesity
Jack, Peter, Roger
   are all   
Rabbits
Jaguar, Vauxhall, Land Rover
   are all   
Cars Made in England
Janome, Brother, Singer, Viking Husgvarna
   are all   
Brands of Sewing Machines
Jazzberry Jam, Raw Umber, Salmon, Cerulean, Apricot
   are all   
Crayola Colors
Jazzberry Jam replaced “Electric Mint” in 2003, Raw Umber was created in 1958, Salmon in 1949, Cerulean in 1990 to replace “Green Blue”, and Apricot in 1949.
Jenny Lind, William Cody, Jack Nicklaus
   are all   
Had Animal Nicknames
Swedish Nightingale, Buffalo Bill, Golden Bear
Joke, Safe, Whip
   are all   
Things Cracked
Joy of Sex Published, 15 Year Old Bobby Fischer Beats Soviets in Chess, Nixon Visits China
   are all   
Major Events of 1972
Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Metallica
   are all   
Heavy Metal Bands
Others include Black Sabbath, Rush and Dio
Keanu Reeves, Bryan Adams, Neil Young, Jim Carrey, Leonard Cohen
   are all   
Male Celebrities from Canada
Kelly, Chartreuse, Jade, Celadon, Harlequin
   are all   
Shades of Green
Kenny, Cartman, Stan, Chef, Butters
   are all   
South Park Characters
KFI, KNX, KLAC, KDIS
   are all   
Los Angeles AM Radio Stations
Kia, Daewoo, Hyundai
   are all   
Cars Made in South Korea
Kidco, Combi, Inglesina, Britax
   are all   
Brands of Baby Strollers
Kingfisher, Kalyani Black Label, Jaguar, Belo
   are all   
Indian Beers
King’s Cross, Picadilly Circus, Jubilee, Canada Water
   are all   
London Underground Stops
Kiplinger’s, Forbes, Economist
   are all   
Magazines Featuring Finance
Koenigsegg, Saab, Volvo
   are all   
Cars Made in Sweden
Korg, Yamaha, Casio, Moog
   are all   
Brands of Electronic Keyboards
Kriek, De Koninck, Duvel, Stella Artois
   are all   
Belgian Beers
Krombacher, Veltins, Becks, Bitburger
   are all   
German Beers
Krups, Capresso, Lavassa
   are all   
Brands of Coffee-Machines
KTWV, KLOS, KIIS, KCRW
   are all   
Los Angeles FM Radio Stations
Kylie Minogue, Olivia Newton John, Yothu Yindi
   are all   
Australian Singing Artists
Lada, OKA, Zaporoshets
   are all   
Cars Made in Russia
Lancia, Iveco, Maserati
   are all   
Cars Made in Italy
Others include Ferrarri, Lamborghini, Alfa Romeo, and Fiat.
Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam
   are all   
French Colonies in the Past
Lappi, Oltermanni, Aura, Raejuusto
   are all   
Finnish Cheeses
Larks, Swallows, Wrens, Sparrows, Warblers
   are all   
Passeriformes
Last Guillotine Execution in France, Elvis Presley Dies, Star Wars Debuts
   are all   
Major Events of 1977
Lava, Dove, Dial, Irish Spring
   are all   
Brands of Bar Soap
Lazy, Wandering, Black
   are all   
Eyes
L’Eau, Un Avion, Un Musee, Une Chaise
   are all   
French Nouns
Lemmings, Capybaras, Gophers, Beavers
   are all   
Order Rodentia
Which translates into “gnawing” mammals
Lenox, Wedgewood, Royal Doulton
   are all   
Brands of Chinaware
Lentement, Vraiment, Absolument
   are all   
French Adverbs
Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Donatello
   are all   
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Originated from an American Comic Book in 1984
Lesotho, Vatican City, San Marino
   are all   
Enclaved Countries
Countries completely surrounded by another country… Lesotho and Swaziland are both enclaves of South Africa, and San Marino is an enclave of Italy.
Lexus & Acura
   are all   
Cars Made in Japan
Others are Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Daihatsu, Subaru, Isuzu, and Suzuki
Leydon, Edam, Gouda, Limburger
   are all   
Dutch Cheeses
LG, Nokia, Blackberry, Siemens, Kyocera
   are all   
Brands of Cellular Phones
Liesl, Friedrick, Louisa, Kurt, Briguita, Marta, Gretl
   are all   
Sound of Music Children
The seven children of Captain Von Trapp, which he must somehow raise on his own after his wife has died.
Like a Virgin, True Blue, Bedtime Stories
   are all   
Albums by Madonna
Others include The Immaculate Collection, Erotica, Something To Remember and the Evita Soundtrack
Liner, Treads, Belts
   are all   
Tyre Components
Llamas, Alpacas, Vicunas, and Guanacos
   are all   
Family Camelidae
Of course the give away is that this family also includes the Dromedary and Bactrian Camels
Low Fat, Butter, Skim, Homogenised
   are all   
Types of Milk
Lungfish, Horseshoe Crab, Platypus, Tuatara
   are all   
Prehistoric Life Living Today
M1 Garand, Gatling, Colt, Uzi
   are all   
Weapons Named After People
Firearms
MAC, Lancome, L’Oreal, Ultima II, Shiseido
   are all   
Brands of Lipstick
Madame Alexander, Cabbage Patch, Barbie
   are all   
Brands of Toy Dolls
Mais, Ou, Et
   are all   
French Conjunctions
But, or, & and
Makita, DeWALT, Black & Decker
   are all   
Brands of Power Tools
Malar, Lacrimal, Vomer, Zygoma
   are all   
Bones of the Face
Malay, Bow, Foil, Eddy, Box, Diamond
   are all   
Kites
Malcolm X Assassinated, 150,000 Troops Deployed to Vietnam, Gateway Arch Completed
   are all   
Major Events of 1965
Malleus, Incus, Stapes
   are all   
Bones of the Inner Ear
Perhaps better known as the hammer, anvil and stirrup respectively
Mandible, Lateral Line, Gill
   are all   
Fish Anatomy Terms
Manger, Acheter, Parler, Aimer
   are all   
French Regular Verbs
Margaux Hemingway, Vladimir Lenin, Neil Young
   are all   
People Suffering From Epilepsy
Also Lindsey Buckingham and Florence Griffith Joyner
Marklin, American Flyer, Lionel
   are all   
Brands of Toy Trains
Marooning, Dunking, Walking The Plank
   are all   
Pirate Punishments
Mars, Aout, Mai, Juin
   are all   
French Months
Mars, Crunchy, Abbazabba, PayDay
   are all   
Brands of Candy Bars
Martha Stewart Jailed, George Bush Re-elected, Transit of Venus
   are all   
Major Events of 2004
The first transit of Venus since 1882 occurs; the next one will occur in 2012.
Mata Hari, Eddie Slovik, Benito Mussolini
   are all   
People Who Faced Firing Squads
Maui Jim, Bolle, Ray Ban, Perisol
   are all   
Brands of Sunglasses
Mauve, Lilac, Indigo, Mulberry
   are all   
Shades of Purple
Median, Angle Bisector, the Three Angles Adding to 180 Degrees
   are all   
Parts Always Found Inside an Obtuse Triangle
Metallic Security Strip, Watermark
   are all   
Features of American Paper Currency
To help prevent counterfeiting. Also O.V.I. - Optically Variable Ink which changes colors depending on the viewing angle…
Methuselah, Balthazar, Nebuchadnezzar
   are all   
Champagne Bottle Sizes
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim Museum, Central Park
   are all   
Tourist Attractions in New York, U.S.A.
All in NYC.
Mexico, Algeria, India, Cuba
   are all   
Countries on the Tropic of Cancer
Micro Models, Matchbox, Hot Wheels
   are all   
Brands of Toy Cars
Microsoft Founded, Papua New Guinea’s Independence From Australia, Apollo-Soyuz Spaceships Dock
   are all   
Major Events of 1975
Midsegment, Altitude, Median, Angle Bisector
   are all   
Parts of Any Triangle
Mikulas, Ded Maroz, Babbo Natale, Kanakaloka
   are all   
Santa Clause Names
Mikulas is St. Nicholas in Hungary, Ded Moraz is Grandfather Frost in Russia, Babbo Natale is Santa in Italy and Kanakaloka is Santa in Hawaii ….. EXTRA for Experts: Jultomten is “Christmas Brownie” in Sweden
Mildew, Black Spot, Rust
   are all   
Rose Diseases
Mimolette, Herve, Passendale, Rodoric
   are all   
Belgian Cheeses
Mirage, Tusk, Rumours
   are all   
Albums by Fleetwood Mac
Miter, Band, Circular, Table, Chain
   are all   
Saws
Mitsui, Maxell, Fujii, Verbatim
   are all   
Brands of CD-Rs
Moles, Hedgehogs, Shrews
   are all   
Order Insectivora
Obviously these are the “insect-eating” mammals… in the past, this order was used as a sort of “catch-all” scrapbasket for some very small-sized insect eating mammals …. But now zoologists have created 3 new orders and are preparing to do away with the Insectivore Order.
Molotov Cocktail, Kalishnikov, Bowie
   are all   
Weapons Named After People
Monitor Lizards, Ostriches, Platypuses
   are all   
One-Hole Excretors
All mammals from the Order Monotremata have but one hole to defecate, urinate and reproduce from.
Moët & Chandon, Bollinger, Heidsieck
   are all   
Brands of Champagne
Mount St. Helens Erupts, John Lennon Killed, CNN Launched, US Boycotts Moscow Olympics
   are all   
Major Events of 1980
Movement, Respiration, Growth, Reproduction
   are all   
Characteristics of Living Things
Mum, Sigur Ros, The Sugarcubes, Emiliana Torrini
   are all   
Icelandic Singing Artists
The most famous and most commercially successful has been Bjork who has received 13 Grammy nominations and sold over 15 million albums worldwide.
Nasser, Malawi, Tanganyika, Lake Victoria
   are all   
African Lakes
Nelson Mandela Freed, Namibia Independence from S. Africa, Iraq Invades Kuwait, Hubble Telescope Launched
   are all   
Major Events of 1990
Nescafe, Starbucks, Moccona, Folgers
   are all   
Brands of Coffee
Others include Yuban, Maxwell House, and MJB
Neufchatel, Camembert, Bucheron, Munster
   are all   
French Cheeses
Neutrogena, Olay, Eucerin
   are all   
Brands of Skin Lotion
New England, Rhode Island, Manhattan
   are all   
Chowders
Nextel, AT&T, T-Mobile,
   are all   
Cell Phone Service Providers
Of course also Verizon and Sprint
A Night at The Opera, Sheer Heart Attack, News of The World
   are all   
Albums by Queen
Niobium, Tantalum, Thorium, Titanium, Vanadium
   are all   
Chemical Elements Named After Mythical Characters
Niobe and Tantalus from Greek Myth, Thor the Norse God of Thunder, the Titans from Greek Myth, and Scandanavian goddess Vanadis/Freyja
Nobelium, Roentgenium, Einsteinium, Curium
   are all   
Chemical Elements Named After People
Others include Bohrium, Fermium and Nobelium
Nori, Toro, Uni, Tako
   are all   
Sushi
Seaweed, fatty tuna, Sea urchin, and octopus respectively
Nouveau, Vieux, Fou, Beau, Gentille
   are all   
French Adjectives
Numbats, Bandicoots, Opossums
   are all   
Order Marsupialia
These “pouched” mammals also include the more common species like Kangaroos, Koalas, Wallabies and Wombats.
Octopi, Squids, Earthworms
   are all   
Animals With Multiple Hearts
Squids and octopuses have three hearts with two gill hearts to force blood to the gills and a central heart to send it around the rest of the body. Earthworms are segmented in such a way that segments 7-11 have blood vessels which are more muscular than in the other segments, and are thus called the aortic arches because they pump blood through the body. Thus an earthworm is said to have 5 hearts.
Octopus, Ox Tongue, Cactus
   are all   
Japanese Ice Cream Flavors
Off The Wall, Dangerous, Bad, Thriller
   are all   
Albums by Michael Jackson
Oklahoma City Bombing, First Planet Outside Solar System Found, OJ Simpson Found Innocent
   are all   
Major Events of 1995
Oligoedndrocytes, Astrocytes, Microglia
   are all   
Glial Cells
Opossum, Wallaby, Tasmanian Devil
   are all   
Marsupials
Also Koala Bears and Kangaroos of course.
Orbit, Eclipse, Extra, Wrigleys
   are all   
Brands of Gum
Oro, Blanco, Reposado, Anejo, Maduro
   are all   
Tequila Bottling Categories
Oro (gold) is un-aged tequila, blanco (white) is also an un-aged spirit, Reposado (Rested) is aged a minimum of 2 months – but less than a year – in oak barrels, Anejo (Aged) is aged between 1 and 3 years in oak barrels, and Maduro is the newest category just created in 2006 for tequila “extra-aged” a minimum of 3 years in oak barrels.
Pacifico, Tecate, Bohemia, Sol
   are all   
Mexican Beers
And of course also Corona and Carta Blanca as well . . .
Pampers, Good Nites, Luvs, Huggies
   are all   
Brands of Diapers
Don’t forget Drypers
Pangolins, Pangolins and More Pangolins
   are all   
Order Pholidata
My hat off to those of you non-zoologists who actually knows what a pangolin is… what a cool-looking animal!
Parietal, Temporal, Frontal, Occipital
   are all   
Brain Lobes
Parrots, Parakeets, Cockatoos, Macaws & Lovebirds
   are all   
Psittaciformes
Pastern, Coronet, Fetlock
   are all   
Horse’s Hoof Parts
Patron, Sauza, Jose Cuervo
   are all   
Brands of Tequila
Tequila is made from the Blue Agave plant native to Mexico… and there are literally hundreds of Tequila Brands
Peter, Catherine, Alexander
   are all   
Leaders With the Suffix “The Great”
Peter Pan, Jif, Skippy
   are all   
Brands of Peanut Butter
Contrary to popular belief, agronomist George Washington Carver had no hand in inventing peanut butter…in 1890, George A. Bayle Jr. began to sell ground peanut paste as a “vegetarian protein supplement” for people with bad teeth…
Philips, Samsung, Sony, Toshiba, Sharp
   are all   
Brands of TV Screens
Pieter Breughel, Audrey Hepburn, Adolphe Sax, Eddy Merckx
   are all   
Belgians
An artist, actress, the saxaphone inventor, and world class cyclist respectively…
Pigeon-Toed, Swayback, Splayfoot
   are all   
Equine Imperfections
Pikas, Hares, Rabbits
   are all   
Order Lagomorpha
Pinna, Malleus, Tympanic Membrane, Cochlea
   are all   
Parts of the Human Ear
Pin Ups, Scary Monsters, Diamond Dog, Space Oddity
   are all   
Albums by David Bowie
Plate Number, Albino, Perforation, Bi-colour
   are all   
Philatelic Terms
Point Where All 3 Triangle Altitudes Meet, Point is Equidistant from Vertices in a Right Triangle
   are all   
Orthocenter
Point Where All 3 Triangle Angle Bisectors Meet, Point is Equidistant From Any 2 Sides of Triangle
   are all   
Incenter
Point Where All 3 Triangle Medians Meet, Point Divides Medians Into 2:1 Ratio, Point is Center of Gravity of Triangle
   are all   
Centroid
Point Where All 3 Triangle Perpendicular Bisectors Meet, Point is Equidistant From Any 2 Vertices of the Triangle
   are all   
Circumcenter
Polo, Lucky Brand, Jordache, Hudson, Jag, Levis
   are all   
Brands of Jeans
Porky Pig, Woody Woodpecker, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck
   are all   
Voices by Mel Blanc
Don’t forget Roadrunner, Sylvester Pussycat, and the Tasmanian Devil!
Pot-bellied Pigs, Ham-hock Pigs, Pearly Pink Pigs
   are all   
Family Suidae
President Reagan’s Assassination Attempt, Space Shuttle Debuts, IBM’s First PC, Lady Di’s Wedding
   are all   
Major Events of 1981
Pressure, Warmth, Pain, Limb Position
   are all   
Qualities of Touch
Pulp, Crown, Root
   are all   
Tooth Parts
QE2’s Maiden Voyage, Neil Armstrong Walks on Moon, Gaddafi Becomes Libya’s Leader
   are all   
Major Events of 1969
Queen, Farewell, Miracle, Surprise
   are all   
Haydn Symphonies
Also the Drum-Roll Symphony among 104 Symphonies that he composed.
Quilted Northern, Scott, Angel Soft, Cottonelle
   are all   
Brands of Toilet Paper
Don’t Squeeze the Charmin !!
Razz, Omaha Hi-Lo, Texas Hold ‘Em
   are all   
Poker Games
Reflexive Angles, Vertical Angles, Reflexive Sides
   are all   
Automatic Congruencies
Renault, Citroen, Bugatti
   are all   
Cars Made in France
Reynard, Vixen, Cub
   are all   
Fox Family Members
Father, mother and offspring respectively
Reynolds, Glad
   are all   
Brands of Plastic Wrap
Rhombi, Squares, Kites
   are all   
Quads. Whose Areas=½ the Product of the Diagonals
Rhombuses, Trapezoids, Parallelograms
   are all   
Quadrilaterals
Rialto, Verrazano Narrows, Tacoma Narrows, Lions Gate
   are all   
Bridges
Ricoh, Toshiba, Canon, Xerox
   are all   
Brands of Copying Machines
Ringing Bells, Knots, Garlic, Sunlight
   are all   
Things That Ward off Vampires
Unless they are in Twilight of course
“Rise/Run”, “m”, (Delta Y)/(Delta X), “Average Rate of Change”
   are all   
Slope of a Line
Risk, Othello, Life, Monopoly
   are all   
Board Games
Rockport, Florsheim, Doc Martens, Dockers
   are all   
Brands of Men’s Shoes
Rolling Stone, Uncut, Mojo
   are all   
Magazines For Music Lovers
Ruffles, Pringles, Lays, Bluebird
   are all   
Brands of Potato Chips
Rumen, Reticulum, Omasum, Absmasum
   are all   
Stomach Compartments of Ruminants
Mammals that chew their “cud” like cows have these 4 stomachs – four separate compartments - to aid in the complex digestive process.
Saddam Hussein Captured by US Forces, Human Genome Project Completed, Concorde Retired
   are all   
Major Events of 2003
Saffron, Maize, Goldenrod, Lemon Chiffon
   are all   
Shades of Yellow
Sagres, Super Bock, Coral
   are all   
Portuguese Beers
Sandy, Plankton, Gary
   are all   
Sponge Bob Square Pants Characters
Saveur, Southern Living, Everyday With Rachel Ray
   are all   
Magazines Featuring Food
Saxaphone, Hammond Organ, Sousaphone
   are all   
Instruments Named After People
The Saxaphone was developed by Belgian Adolphe Sax in the 1840’s, the Hammond electric organ was invented by Laurens Hammond in 1934, the Sousaphone is a “wearable” Tuba, used in marching bands, that was named after march composer John Philip Sousa.
Schlage, Kwikset, Medeco
   are all   
Brands of Locks
Scree, Ubac, Aiguille, Adret
   are all   
Mountain-Related Terms
Seals, Walruses, Sea Lions
   are all   
Order Pinnipedia
Seiko, Chopard, Tag Heuer
   are all   
Brands of Wristwatches
Others include Swatch, Rolex
Serge Gainsbourg, Edith Piaf, Gipsy Kings
   are all   
French Singing Artists
Interestingly, The Gipsy Kings hail from Arles and Montpelier… their parents fled from Spain during the Spanish Civil War… they bring Rumba Catalana – a pop-oriented version of traditional flamenco music to the world stage.
Servals, Ocelots, Dingos
   are all   
Order Carnivora
These are the predominant meat-eaters that include all lions, tigers, leopards, and cheetahs. Also Dogs, Wolves, Coyotes, and many others…
Seventh Generation, Sorbent, Kleenex
   are all   
Brands of Facial Tissues
Shah of Iran Overthrown, Margaret Thatcher Elected, Three Mile Island Accident
   are all   
Major Events of 1979
Shoe, Drum, Lining
   are all   
Parts of a Car Brake
Shroud Line, Risers, Harness
   are all   
Parachute Parts
Sierra Nevada, Pabst, Schlitz, Samuel Adams
   are all   
American Beers
And of course Budwiser and Miller
Simmons, Serta, Sealy
   are all   
Brands of Mattresses
Singer, Rainbow, Oreckm, Hoover
   are all   
Vacuums
Single, King, Queen
   are all   
Mattress Sizes
Skirt, Pommel, Stirrup
   are all   
Parts of a Horse’s Saddle
Slowhand, Timepieces, Unplugged, From the Cradle
   are all   
Albums by Eric Clapton
Snow, Platform, Wingtips, Stilletto
   are all   
Shoes
Sony, Pioneer, Bose, Yamaha
   are all   
Brands of Stereo Systems
Sounds of Silence, Bookends, Old Friends
   are all   
Albums by Simon & Garfunkel
Others include The concert in Central Park, Bridge Over Troubled Water, and Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme
Soviet Union Breaks Apart, Magic Johnson Tests HIV +, Rodney King Beating, WWW Available
   are all   
Major Events of 1991
Spermaceti, Ambergris, Baleen
   are all   
Whale Parts
Spielberg, Griffith, Kurosawa, Coppola
   are all   
Film Directors
Spotted Owls, Burrowing Owls, Horned Owls
   are all   
Strigiformes
Spy-Hopping, Bubble-Netting, Sounding, Lob-Tailing
   are all   
Whale Behaviors
Along with Breaching … One of the most unique is Bubble-Netting, which is a specialized group behavior seen in Killer Whales, wherein several individuals entrap a large school of fish by releasing a bubble “fence” around the circling school, while other pod members swim into the food “target” from below for an easy feast…
Stag, Hind, Fawn
   are all   
Deer Family Members
Father, mother and offspring respectively…. Mothers are also commonly called “Does”
Stapes, Hair Cells, Cochlea, Tympanic Membrane
   are all   
Auditory System Parts
Stary Melnik, Baltika, Zhiguli
   are all   
Russian Beers
Steinway & Sons, Bosendorfer, Chickering
   are all   
Brands of Pianos
Stejar, Ciuc, Silva, Golden Brau, Azuga
   are all   
Romanian Beers
Stephen Biko, Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela
   are all   
Anti-Apartheid Advocates
Stilton, Cheddar, Buxton Blue
   are all   
English Cheeses
Stirling, Bessemer, Diesel
   are all   
Engines
Stymie, Spanky, Darla, Alfalfa, Buckwheat
   are all   
Little Rascals Characters
Also known collectively known as “Our Gang”
Suntory, Orion, Asahi, Kirin, Sapporo
   are all   
Japanese Beers
Sure, Old Spice, Certain Dri
   are all   
Brands of Antiperspirants / Deodorants
Surfin' Safari, Hawthorne, Ca., Still Cruisin’
   are all   
Albums by The Beach Boys
Surprise, Search, Slumber
   are all   
Parties
Syrinx, Keel, Wattle, Gizzard
   are all   
Bird Anatomy Parts
Tangelo, Kumquat, Lime
   are all   
Fruit That Has Partitioned Sections (i.e. Citrus)
Also lemons, and grapefruits
Taupe, Ochre, Sepia, Umber
   are all   
Shades of Brown
Don’t forget Sienna, Mahogony, Russet, and Khaki
Tercel, Hen, Eyas
   are all   
Hawk Family Members
Father, mother and offspring respectively
Tet Offensive, Robert Kennedy & Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassinated
   are all   
Major Events of 1968
Tetrahedron, Cube, Octahedron, Dodecahedron, Icosahedron
   are all   
Plato’s Solids
These are the 5 Platonic Solids.
Thomas Edison, Fransisco Goya, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Gabriel Faure
   are all   
Notable People With Major Hearing Loss
Thor, Wakan-Tanka, Quetzalcoatl, Ra
   are all   
Gods
Throat, Foxing, Platform, Tongue
   are all   
Shoe Parts
Thymol, Eucalyptol, Hexetidine, Methyl Salicylate, Menthol
   are all   
Active Ingredients in Mouthwash
Tinky-Winky, Dipsie, LaLa, and Po
   are all   
Teletubbies
Children’s TV Entertainers on the BBC from 1997-2001
Tooheys, XXXX, Coopers, Swan
   are all   
Australian Beers
Foster’s may be the most famous brand!!
Tree Shrews, Aye-Ayes, Lorises, Tarsiers
   are all   
Order Primates
It would be a little too obvious to display the more common Old & New World monkeys, marmosets, gibbons, lemurs, gorillas, chimps, orangutans, and each and every one of us…
Trump Tower, Times Square, Wall Street
   are all   
Tourist Attractions in New York, U.S.A.
All in NYC.
Tsingtao, Yanjing, Zhujiang
   are all   
Chinese Beers
Tumi, Samsonite, Hartmann
   are all   
Brands of Luggage
Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Russia & Georgia
   are all   
Countries Bordering the Black Sea
Tylenol, Advil, Motrin, Bayer’s, Excedrin
   are all   
Brands of Pain-relievers
Uhu, Zap, Elmer’s
   are all   
Brands of Glue
Underwood, IBM Selectric, Hammond
   are all   
Brands of Typewriters
Valvoline, Amsoil Castrol
   are all   
Brands of Motor Oil
Vatican City, Monaco, Nauru, Tuvalu, San Marino
   are all   
Smallest Countries in the World
From smallest …. in order of increasing land area
Velma, Shaggy, Daphne
   are all   
Scooby Doo Characters
Of course there’s also Scooby Doo !!
Vick’s, Robitussin, Boiron
   are all   
Brands of Cough Syrup
Vidkun Quisling, Charles Boycott, Marquis De Sade
   are all   
People Whose Names Became Words
These types of words are called “eponyms”
Van Morrison, Laura Brannigan, Umberto Tozzi & U2
   are all   
Performers of a Musical Piece Titled 'Gloria'
Van Morrison - a rock song classic written by Van Morrison and originally recorded by Morrison's band Them in 1964. The 1983 film Flashdance contained the Laura Branigan song 'Gloria, a cover version of Umberto Tozzi's song released in 1979. 'Gloria' is the opening track & second single from U2's 1981 album, 'October'. Antonio Vivaldi also wrote several settings of the Gloria. RV 589 is the most familiar & popular piece of sacred music by Vivaldi; however, he was known to have written at least three Gloria settings.
Volcanic Gases, Climate Cooling, Meteorites
   are all   
Dinosaur Extinction Theories
Vultures, Hawks & Eagles
   are all   
Falconiformes
Of course also Falcons…
Wahl, Remington, Braun
   are all   
Brands of Men’s Electric Shavers
Whales, Porpoises, Dolphins
   are all   
Order Cetacea
Whiskas, Fancy Feast, Friskies
   are all   
Brands of Catfood
Wildebeast, Yaks, Sheep, Goats, Bison
   are all   
Family Bovidae
Also includes cattle and gazelles
William McKinley, Charles Wesley, Margaret Thatcher
   are all   
Methodists
William Shakespeare, Winston Churchill, Lizzie Borden
   are all   
Redheads
Winchell’s, Dunkin’, Krispy Kreme
   are all   
Stores Selling Donuts
Windhoek, Mosi, Tusker, Manica, Blue Marlin
   are all   
African Beers
From Namibia, Zambia, Kenya, Mozambique and Mauritius respectively
Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles De Gaulle
   are all   
Allies’ Leaders During WWII
Wish You Were Here, The Wall , Atom Heart Mother, Animals
   are all   
Albums by Pink Floyd
Also Delicate Sound of Thunder and Ummagumma
Woodpeckers, Barbets, Piculets & Honeyguides
   are all   
Piciformes
Woodstock, Last Beatles Concert, Manson Murders, Midnight Cowboy, Man on the Moon
   are all   
Major Events of 1969
Woody Allen, Buzz Aldrin, Diane Arbus, Ernest Hemingway, Abraham Lincoln
   are all   
People Suffering From Clinical Depression
X-Box, Sony, Nintendo
   are all   
Brands of Game Systems
Yahtzee, Shibala, Swipe, Craps
   are all   
Dice Games
Other include High Rollers, and Three’s Out
Yoplait, Gogurt, Oikos, Mountain Dairy
   are all   
Brands of Yoghurt
Zambezi, Niger, Congo
   are all   
African Rivers
Along with the Nile
Zinnwaldite, Bole, Burnt Umber, Taupe, Sienna
   are all   
Shades of Brown
Zugswang, Sans Voir, En Passant
   are all   
Chess Terms
Zugswang is for a position where any move is disadvantageous, Sans Voir means playing blindfolded, and


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