It's Two Things In One

John Chaneski leads the final round, in which contestants have to name something with two different definitions; for example, "Turkey" is both a bird and a country.

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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.

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EISENBERG: From Extended Play, we have Jamie Pierce

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EISENBERG: From This That Or The Other, Jessie Perlstein.

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EISENBERG: And Dramatic Personae, Mark Beazley.

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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?

EISENBERG: Bed.

CHANESKI: Well yes, you put your money in your bed I assume, yeah.

EISENBERG: Yeah.

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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.

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CHANESKI: Starting with J, a young animal and a character on "Friends."

JESSE PERLSTEIN: Joey.

CHANESKI: Yes.

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EISENBERG: Nice.

CHANESKI: Mark. Starting with P, a horse and a bean.

MARK BEAZLEY: Pinto.

CHANESKI: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED AUDIENCE MEMBER #4: Yes.

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SHONALI BHOWMIK: Great.

CHANESKI: Starting with D. A university and a member of the nobility.

PIERCE: Duke.

CHANESKI: Yes.

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BHOWMIK: Wow.

CHANESKI: Starting with C, a sport and an insect.

PERLSTEIN: Cicada.

CHANESKI: No I'm sorry.

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PERLSTEIN: Yes.

CHANESKI: Jesse you're out. Mark, do you have the answer for us?

BEAZLEY: Cricket.

CHANESKI: Cricket is correct, yes.

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CHANESKI: You go to the back. Jamie, starting with A, a body part and part of a book.

PIERCE: Appendix.

CHANESKI: Yes.

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CHANESKI: Starting with J, an island and a computer language.

BEAZLEY: Java.

CHANESKI: Yes.

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CHANESKI: Jamie. Starting with S, a vegetable and a sport.

PIERCE: Squash.

CHANESKI: Yes.

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CHANESKI: Mark. Starting with R, an herb and a woman's name. Three seconds.

BEAZLEY: Rosemary.

CHANESKI: Yes.

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CHANESKI: Jamie. Starting with M, a snake and a shoe. Three seconds... Let's see if Mark can get this.

BEAZLEY: Moccasin.

CHANESKI: Moccasin is right.

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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.

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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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