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- The word 'wig' is actually a shortened version of which word?
- Honorificabilitudinitatibus, the longest word in the English language featuring only alternating consonants and vowels, features in which William Shakespeare play?
- Which word, the longest to use all five vowels in order exactly once, means one who doesn’t indulge in excesses?
- Give the name often used as a popular term for someone with a very optimistic outlook which originates from the title of a 1913 novel by Eleanor H. Porter?
- Which Latin phrase, usually translated to 'seize the day', is taken from Odes by the Roman poet Horace?
- 'Tattarrattat' is a knock on the door, it's also the longest palindrome in the Oxford English Dictionary; which author coined this word in 1922? And can you name the book it was first used in?
- How many two-letter scrabble words exist starting with the letter 'z'?
- Staring with the letter 'b' what word is the Persian equivalent of a 'souk' found in Western Asian and North African cities?
- What is an 'eccedentesiast' faking?
- What is 'paraskevidekatriaphobia' the fear of?
- Which German word is used in the English language to mean art in pretentious bad taste?
- What is vexillology the study of?
- What is the meaning of the noun 'ennui'?
- By what name was the WWII Junkers Ju 87 German dive bomber and ground-attack aircraft better known?
- What word can be a form of raffle with prizes are pre-assigned to winning tickets and the name of a bingo website?
- What word was first coined by the French peace campaigner Emile Arnaud and used by other peace activists since 1901?
- How many points does the word 'words' add up to in scrabble?
- Which everyday household object is called an 'assiette' in French?
- Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (or Llanfair PG) is in which part of Wales: (a) Pembrokeshire, (b)Anglesey, (c)Powys. or (d)Clwyd?
- The following people collect what specific items: (a)arctophile, (b)tegestologist, (c)phillumenist, and (d)oologist?
- Love Labour's Lost
- Carpe Diem
- James Joyce; the book is Ulysses.
- One - 'za' (which means 'pizza')
- Bazaar (an open-air marketplace)
- It's putting on a fake smile
- Friday the 13th
- Boredom or tedium
- Nine points (4,1,1,2,1)
- A plate
- (a)Teddy bears, (b)beer mats, (c)matchboxes, and (d)birds' eggs
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