Do you know your trivia? Have you spotted our coasters in the wild? See how well you stack up to these questions: What does snickersnee mean? A long, dangerous knife. What does widdershins mean? Counter-clockwise or moving in the wrong direction. What does collywobbles mean? A weird feeling in your stomach or an overall bellyache. What does gubbins mean? An object that has little or no value, or a gadget or device. What does abibliophobia mean? A fear of running out of things to read. What does bumbershoot mean? An umbrella. What does lollygag mean? To mess around or waste time. What does malarkey mean? Words that are insincere and talk that is particularly foolish. What does snollygoster mean? A politician who does or says things for their own personal advancement instead of following their own principles. What does bibble mean? The action of eating or drinking noisily. What does nudiustertian mean? The day before yesterday. What does quire mean? Two dozen sheets of paper. What does yarborough mean? When you are playing a game of cards and the dealer deals a hand without any numbers above nine. What does xertz mean? Eating food quickly and/or greedily. What does pauciloquent mean? Not saying much or giving a very short speech. What does bloviate mean? Talking for a long period of time or inflating a story to make it sound better. What does brouhaha mean? An uproar or big event. What does comeuppance mean? To get what you deserve or to “get your just desserts.” What does donnybrook mean? An uprising, a melee, or a riot. What does nincompoop mean? Someone who is silly, foolish, or just downright stupid. In 1861, what cocktail was invented to mourn the death of Queen Victoria’s husband, Prince Albert? The Black Velvet, a layer of Guinness on top of sparkling wine. True or false: In Utah, bars without club licenses have to mix your drink behind a curtain. True What is the national cocktail of Brazil? Caipirinha What were swizzle sticks originally made from? Twigs from the Swizzlestick Tree, which grows in the the Caribbean Where in the world can you find the most expensive cocktail? Tokyo. The Diamond is Forever can be bought for $22,600 at the Ritz Carlton Where is the oldest pub in America? The White Horse Tavern in Rhode Island was established in 1673. What is the estimated number of bubbles in a champagne bottle? 49 million! True or false: Each bottle of champagne has three times more pressure than a car tire. True Jack Daniels bottles have been square since 1895. Why? So they won’t roll and break during transportation. What is the origin behind the pink drink, Bellini? Giuseppe Cipriani, owner of Harry’s Bar in Venice, thought that the drink looked like a saint’s toga in a painting by Giovanni Bellini. Where can you get the Sourtoe Cocktail (a drink with an actual preserved human toe as a garnish)? Dawson City, Yukon, Canada The “Wakeup Juice” from Back to the Future 3 is a real cocktail. What’s in it? Raw egg, worcestershire sauce, vinegar and/or hot sauce, salt, and black pepper. A gin and tonic cocktail was thought to help cure what disease in Europe? Malaria What US state drinks the most alcohol per person? Nevada What is the most popular drink in Mexico? (hint: it’s not what you think!) Paloma Why are beer bottles brown? Mostly because the brown tint allows fewer UV rays to pass through the glass. UV rays can cause a “skunking” in beer, a chemical process that makes beer taste bad. What is the difference between whisky and whiskey? “Whiskey” refers to American and Irish-made spirit (with a few American exceptions) but “whisky” refers to the spirit made in countries like Scotland, and Canada. What unusual ingredient is added to a whisky sour to give it a rich texture? Eggs What makes a martini a martini? The olive garnish. If a different garnish is used, it’s an entirely different drink. What is the official drink of the US? Bourbon was named the official liquor of the US by an act of Congress in 1964.