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Wicked Words 2

More words of dubious origin! 10 Questions.

 
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1

Other than a person's job, what is another meaning for the word, 'business'?

  • A collection of ferrets
  • A very nosey person
  • The process of building busses

2

What is a 'drack'?

  • A medieval torture device
  • An Australian slan word for someone who looks like Dracula
  • A Transylvanian silver coin

3

What is a 'coprolite'?

  • A type of monk
  • Fossilized animal droppings
  • The name for the lights used on a helicopter

4

Who or what is a 'Fustanella'?

  • A character in a novel by Charles Dickens
  • An Italian pasta
  • A skirt worn by a Greek man

5

What does the term, 'glabrous,' mean?

  • Feverish and hot
  • As bald as an alligator's egg
  • A term that means you are not quite glamourous

6

What is 'hoppo-bumpo'?

  • An Indian name for a 3-legged elephant
  • A hopping game
  • A rare disorder found in hippos

7

What is an 'ig-man'?

  • Someone who is rather stupid and ignorant
  • An Eskimo that lives in an igloo
  • A reggae band

8

What is a 'jonnop'?

  • Australian slan for a policeman
  • A small pony
  • An early kind of car

9

What does the word, 'kippage' mean?

  • A sleeping cabin on a steam ship
  • A small fish
  • A state of great excitement

10

What is a 'muckender'?

  • An old word for a handkerchief
  • A medieval rubbish collector
  • A slang term for a child still wearing diapers

 

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