In many parts of the world, you’ll find people either heading to a brick-and-mortar establishment or logging in online, to grab a game or two of Bingo.
Bingo Calls And Their Meaning – 31 to 60
Bingo has been around for years and years, and has accumulated a massive following of players. Many join a session on a daily basis, either by playing Bingo online or in person, all with one aim in common – to daub off all their numbers!
But, to daub off the numbers, the numbers themselves need to be called. Over the years, Bingo calls have been used to help players to differentiate between numbers, as some can sound familiar, and diffuse any confusion and false Bingo calls.
With this in mind, we wanted to take a look at Bingo calls 31 to 60, what they are and the meaning behind the calls.
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- Get Up and Run – Simply because it rhymes with 31.
- Buckle My Shoe – Simply because it rhymes with 32.
- Dirty Knee – Simply because it rhymes with 33.
- Ask For More – Simply because it rhymes with 34.
- Jump and Jive – Not only does this rhyme with 35, but it plays homage to a dance move that was once very popular in the UK.
- Three Dozen – With the number 12 being called a dozen, three 12s are 36.
- More Than 11 – Simply because it rhymes with 37 and it’s a number higher than 11.
- Christmas Cake – Pays homage to the cockney rhyming slang for 38.
- Steps – Pays homage to the British filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and his film The 39 Steps.
- Life Begins – Reference to the saying ‘life begins at 40’.
Naughty 40 – Reference to the saying ‘Flirty 30, Naughty 40’.
- Time for Fun – Simply because it rhymes with 41.
- Winnie the Pooh – Not only does this rhyme with 42, but it pays homage to an iconic British fictional character.
- Down on your Knees – Not only does that rhyme with 43, but it pays homage to a popular phrase used by soldiers during wartime.
- Droopy Draws – References the idea that 44 resembles sagging underwear.
- Halfway There – References the halfway point to ball number 90.
- Up to Tricks – Simply because it rhymes with 46.
- Four and Seven – Simply because 47 is made up of a four and seven.
- Four Dozen –Four lots of 12 is 48. 12 is known as a dozen.
- PC – Pays homage to a BBC radio series called ‘The Adventures of PC 49’.
- It’sa Bullseye! – Refers to the darts score.
Half a century – Refers to the fact that 50 years is half a century.
- Tweak of the Thumb – Simply because it rhymes with 51.
- Weeks in a Year – Refers to the fact there are 52 weeks in a year.
- Stuck in a Tree – Simply because it rhymes with 53.
- Man at the Door – Simply because it rhymes with 54.
Clean the Floor – Simply because it rhymes with 54.
- All the Fives – Refers to the fact that there are two fives in 55. No other number in a 90 ball Bingo features two fives.
Snakes Alive – Simply because it rhymes with 55.
- Was She Worth It? – Pays homage to the pre-decimal price a marriage licence used to cost in the UK – 5/6d. It’s known for players to shout back “Every penny!” when this is called.
- Heinz Varieties – Pays homage to the 57 varieties slogan from Heinz.
- Make Them Wait – Simply because it rhymes with 58.
- Brighton Line – Pays homage to a quote from ‘The Importance of being Earnest’.
- Grandma’s Getting Frisky – Simply because it rhymes with 60.