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Jun 7, 2018

  • Knock at the door
  • One fat lady
  • Rugby team
  • Sweet sixteen
  • A duck and a flea
  • The famous street in Manhattan

No, those weren’t bloopers, although I’m sure this episode will have plenty. Those were actually number nicknames used in a particular game that’s been around for 500 years we’ll be talking about today.

This isn’t your granny’s church basement version, either.

I’m your host, Emily Prokop, and this is The Story Behind Bingo.

The role of Edwin S. Lowe was played by Stargate Pioneer from the GonnaGeek Network, and it was watching Better Podcasting before writing this episode with him and Stephen Jondrew that inspired this topic. So, there you go, Stephen and SP, you guys saved my podcast tonight!

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This episode was brought to you by The Story Behind Executive Producers who support the show through the Patreon Page at patreon.com/thestorybehind: Stargate Pioneer from GonnaGeek.com, Mat from the One Word, Go! Show, Linguist Sam, Diane and Denise from History Goes Bump, Dan Brenic from Netflix N’ Swill, Jarrod Dunham from TheHistoryphile.net, Heather Welch from Sunshine and PowerCuts, Jason Bryant from Mat Talk Online, Gerald and Andy from Two Peas on a Podcast, Bandrew Scott from The Bandrew Says Podcast and Podcastage YouTube Channel, Adam from Everyone Has a Podcast, and Barry G, Jim Collison from The Average Guy Network, the North Omaha History Podcast and Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting.

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