It's Two Things In One
OPHIRA EISENBERG, HOST:
OK, this is what we've all been waiting for, the Ask Me One More final round. Let's bring back our winners.
EISENBERG: From Extended Play, we have Jamie Pierce
EISENBERG: From This That Or The Other, Jessie Perlstein.
EISENBERG: And Dramatic Personae, Mark Beazley.
EISENBERG: OK. We call this game, It's Two Things In One.
JOHN CHANESKI: We're looking for words that do double duty in English. For example, if we asked you for a word that's both part of a river and a place to put your money, you would say, Ophira?
CHANESKI: Well yes, you put your money in your bed I assume, yeah.
EISENBERG: Wouldn't you put your money in your bed?
CHANESKI: Bank, might be yes.
EISENBERG: Oh right, right. Oh wow.
CHANESKI: Try that. Thank you. OK. You only have a few seconds to give us an answer. One wrong answer and you're out. Last person standing is this week's grand winner. Ready players? Let's go. Jamie, starting with I, a flower and a part of the eye.
JAMIE PIERCE: Iris.
CHANESKI: Good. Come on.
CHANESKI: Starting with J, a young animal and a character on "Friends."
JESSE PERLSTEIN: Joey.
CHANESKI: Mark. Starting with P, a horse and a bean.
MARK BEAZLEY: Pinto.
UNIDENTIFIED AUDIENCE MEMBER #4: Yes.
SHONALI BHOWMIK: Great.
CHANESKI: Starting with D. A university and a member of the nobility.
CHANESKI: Starting with C, a sport and an insect.
CHANESKI: No I'm sorry.
CHANESKI: Jesse you're out. Mark, do you have the answer for us?
CHANESKI: Cricket is correct, yes.
CHANESKI: You go to the back. Jamie, starting with A, a body part and part of a book.
CHANESKI: Starting with J, an island and a computer language.
CHANESKI: Jamie. Starting with S, a vegetable and a sport.
CHANESKI: Mark. Starting with R, an herb and a woman's name. Three seconds.
CHANESKI: Jamie. Starting with M, a snake and a shoe. Three seconds... Let's see if Mark can get this.
CHANESKI: Moccasin is right.
CHANESKI: And Mark is our winner.
EISENBERG: Mark, you're today's big winner. You get a grand prize of an ASK ME ANOTHER Rubik's cube and a whole bunch of graphic novels autographed by Greg Pak.
EISENBERG: Well that's it for ASK ME ANOTHER. We have run out of time. You can find us and a bunch of games we didn't get to play today on Facebook and Twitter. Just look around for NPR, ASK ME ANOTHER.
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