The Word Cup Quiz
We wanted to wrap up the Word Cup with a bit of icing for the cake. So, how about a quiz? First, as a reminder, here
are the slogans that were part of the competition:
Non-presidential, Group I: Martial Slogans
• Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death!
• Remember the Alamo!
• Remember the Maine!
• Remember Pearl Harbor!
Non-presidential, Group II: Reactionary SLogans
• The Chinese Must Go
• Kill the Indian, Save the Man
• Better Dead than Red
• Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever
Non-presidential, Group III: Reform Slogans
• Votes for Women
• Make Love, Not War
• There Is No Planet B
Non-presidential, Group IV: The Fight for Equality
• Si, Se Puede
• We Shall Overcome
• We're Here. We're Queer. Get Used to It
• Black Lives Matter
Presidential, Group I: Before the Civil War
• Tippecanoe and Tyler Too
• 54-40 or fight
• Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Speech, Free Men, Fremont
• Lincoln and Liberty, Too!
Presidential, Group II: From the Civil War to World War II
• Let Us Have Peace
• Ma, Ma, where's my Pa?
• Keep Cool and Keep Coolidge
• A New Deal for America
Presidential, Group III: After World War II
• Give Em Hell, Harry!
• I like Ike
• In Your Guts You Know He's Nuts
• It's Morning Again in America
Presidential, Group IV: 21st Century
• Feel the Bern!
• Make America Great Again
And now we will describe 10 of the slogans above; all you have to do is figure out which one it is in
each case (there are no repeats). So, can you identify:
- The slogan drawn from a campaign song that mentions Kentucky and Indiana, but not the candidate's state of
residence? (presumably because of rhyming issues)
- The slogan that would have the highest value in Scrabble (57 points), assuming no limits on the amount of tiles you
- The slogan that was created and used by liberals, but then coopted by conservatives, who merely flipped the order
of the second and the final words?
- The slogan that helped power its candidate to the largest electoral vote total in U.S. history?
- The slogan that was coined nearly 80 years before it caught fire, and was also deployed (with limited success)
roughly 60 years and 40 years before catching on?
- The slogan that is also the title of a song performed by Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, The Kingston Trio, Donovan, and
- The slogan used by the first president to be sworn in by a former president, and also the only president (thus far) to be
sworn in by a family member?
- The slogan that was not actually written down until more than 40 years after it was (allegedly) first uttered?
- The slogan that can be anagrammed into the name of a broadcast TV network, a comic book publisher, and a popular
candy (singular) OR into a Canadian province, a species of fish, and the last name a notorious former NFL
- And finally, on a similar note, the slogan that can be anagrammed into the last name of a British head of state who
was neither a monarch nor a prime minister, a portion of a roof, and a word that Santa says repeatedly OR a Best
Picture-winning film of the 21st century, a Sesame Street character, a species of fish, and a word that means "solemn
Answers on Friday! (Z)
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