99 episodes

Public radio's game show of bluff and bluster, words and whimsy. The warmest, wittiest cocktail party - it's spirited and civil, brainy and boisterous, peppered with musical interludes. Fast paced and playful, it's the most fun you can have with language without getting your mouth washed out with soap. Our motto: It's not important to know the answers, it's important to like the answers!

Says You! - A Quiz Show for Lovers of Words, Culture, and History Pipit & Finch

    • Comedy
    • 4.5 • 757 Ratings

Public radio's game show of bluff and bluster, words and whimsy. The warmest, wittiest cocktail party - it's spirited and civil, brainy and boisterous, peppered with musical interludes. Fast paced and playful, it's the most fun you can have with language without getting your mouth washed out with soap. Our motto: It's not important to know the answers, it's important to like the answers!

    SY-015 - Creation of Common Threads - July 1997, Edgartown, MA

    SY-015 - Creation of Common Threads - July 1997, Edgartown, MA

    From The Harborside Inn in Edgartown, MA with host Richard Sher
    Stereo Left: Carolyn Faye Fox, Art Buchwald, Paula Lyons
    Stereo Right: Tony Kahn, Francine Achbar, Barry Nolan
    Music: The Dactyls (Frank Ferrell, Peter Barnes)
     
    Round 1: Famous Lines
    Round 2: Bluff (dunch)
    Round 3: Common Threads
    Round 4: Bluff (hewgag)
    Round 5: Little Stinkers

    • 28 min
    SY-014 - Viva La Vineyard - July 1997, Edgartown, MA

    SY-014 - Viva La Vineyard - July 1997, Edgartown, MA

    From the Harborside Inn in Edgartown, MA with host Richard Sher
    Stereo Left: Carolyn Faye Fox, Arnie Reisman, Paula Lyons
    Stereo Right: Tony Kahn, Francine Achbar, Barry Nolan
    Music: The Dactyls (Frank Ferrell, Peter Barnes)
     
    Round 1: People in Places
    Round 2: Bluff (clyte)
    Round 3: There Are No Small Roles
    Round 4: Bluff (lagan)
    Round 5: Minor Details

    • 29 min
    SY-135 - Harborside Hilarity - Edgartown, MA

    SY-135 - Harborside Hilarity - Edgartown, MA

    From the Harborside Inn in Edgartown, MA with host Richard Sher
    Stereo Left: Carolyn Faye Fox, Arnie Reisman, Paula Lyons
    Stereo Right: Fred Barron, Francine Achbar, Barry Nolan
    Music: Ruth Richards, Frank Ferrell
     
    Round 1: Nautical Terms
    Round 2: Bluff (clyte)
    Round 3: There Are No Small Roles
    Round 4: Bluff (lagan)
    Round 5: Minor Details

    • 29 min
    SY-133 - Vineyard Virtuosos - Edgartown, MA

    SY-133 - Vineyard Virtuosos - Edgartown, MA

    From the Harborside Inn in Edgartown, MA with host Richard Sher
    Stereo Left: Carolyn Faye Fox, Arnie Reisman, Paula Lyons
    Stereo Right: Alan Dershowitz, Francine Achbar, Barry Nolan
    Music: Ruth Richards, Frank Ferrell
     
    Round 1: Peggy Post Etiquette
    Round 2: Bluff (ticdouloureux)
    Round 3: Cryptic Clues World Leaders
    Round 4: Bluff (nard)
    Round 5: Famous last names

    • 29 min
    SY-522 - Codman Camaraderie - June 2003, Lincoln, MA

    SY-522 - Codman Camaraderie - June 2003, Lincoln, MA

    From the Carriage House at the Codman Estate in Lincoln, MA with host Richard Sher
    Stereo Left: Carolyn Faye Fox, Arnie Reisman, Paula Lyons
    Stereo Right: Sam Weisman, Lenore Shannon, Barry Nolan
    Music: Crabgrass
     
    Round 1: Definitions and Derivations
    Round 2: Bluff (oppidan)
    Round 3: Name Chains
    Round 4: Bluff (melch)
    Round 5: A Bit of the Bubbly

    • 28 min
    SY-519 - Father's Day - June 2003, Lincoln, MA

    SY-519 - Father's Day - June 2003, Lincoln, MA

    From the Carriage House at the Codman Estate in Lincoln, MA with host Richard Sher
    Stereo Left: Constance McCashin, Arnie Reisman, Paula Lyons
    Stereo Right: Tony Kahn, Francine Achbar, Barry Nolan
    Music: Crabgrass
     
    Round 1: Father of what?
    Round 2: Bluff (jupon)
    Round 3: Final Exams
    Round 4: Bluff (loof)
    Round 5: Honoring Dad's in Song

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
757 Ratings

757 Ratings

prrnbsn ,

No one can replace .....

2/18/24 Ok. So I faced it you are no longer in production. PLEASE. Your demise is relatively recent. Can’t you post some shows that are, perhaps in the last 5 years? I don’t quite understand why you post 20+ year old shows when you have much more current ones. Sure do miss y’all! Sadly, it seems all the knowledge enhancing , hysterical, fun shows are quitting. I miss the laughter. Surely there are others who could take over. Naturally, no one as fabulously GREAT AS YOU ALL, I understand that of course! Thanks for all the years you’ve brought us happiness and laughter! Love you! Petra

2/15/23
What will we do? I can’t bear this gem not continuing!!!! We can’t lose another witty show that makes us laugh, think, push our gray cells! Please, continue the show with a new host. WE NEED IT, now more than ever. Just sayin, don’t give up! See you in a Seattle! Port Townsend?!?!?! Love you all & THANK YOU! ✨🙏🤞❣️💫

Momma63 K ,

Miss you!

I’m so disappointed intellectual quiz shows are few and far between.
Still eager to learn!!!
Thank you!

McG_onSax ,

Richard Sher

I loved this show but only the episodes with Richard Sher as host. Listen to those.

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