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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

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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-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
    SY-232 - Throw Out the 'Scripps' - June 2000, Cambridge, MA

    SY-232 - Throw Out the 'Scripps' - June 2000, Cambridge, MA

    From the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, MA with host Richard Sher
    Stereo Left: Carolyn Faye Fox, Arnie Reisman, Paula Lyons
    Stereo Right: Tony Kahn, Francine Achbar, Barry Nolan
    Music: Rust Farm 
    (John McGann - octave mandolin, Christy Moore - mandolin, Ras Egg - Cello)
     
    Round 1: National Scripps Spelling Bee
    Round 2: Bluff (griggles)
    Round 3: Op-erratic
    Round 4: Bluff (nuzzer)
    Round 5: Great White Wailing

    • 28 min

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