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Linguistic Equations and Ditloids

A set of 'Linguistic Equations' or 'Ditloids' which are asked at trivia nights often.
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4 L C = G L
4 Leaf Clover is Good Luck
4 Q in a G
4 Quarts in a Gallon
7 W of the W
7 Wonders of the World
7 W of the A W
7 Wonders of the Ancient World
3 B M (S H T R)
3 Blind Mice (See How They Run)
12 S of the Z
12 Signs of the Zodiac
24 H in a D
24 Hours in a Day
54 C in a D (with the J's)
54 Cards in a Deck (With the Jokers)
1 W on a U
1 Wheel on a Unicycle
9 P in the S S
9 Planets in the Solar System
5 D in a Z C
5 Digits in a Zip Code
88 P K
88 Piano Keys
57 H V
57 Heinz Varieties
13 S on the A F
13 Stripes on the American Flag
11 P on a F T
11 Players on a Football Team
32 D F at which W F
32 Degrees Fahrenheit when Water Freezes
A P is W a 1000 W (sometimes 1000 W that a P is W)
A Picture is Worth a 1000 Words
18 H on a G C
18 Holes on a Golf Course
29 D in F (I a L P)
29 Days in February (In a Leap Year)
90 D in a R A
90 Degrees in a Right Angle
64 S on a C B
64 Squares on a Checker/Chess Board
200 D for P G in M
200 Dollars for Passing Go in Monopoly
40 D and N of the G F
40 Days and Nights on the Great Flood
26 L of the A
26 Letters of the Alphabet
7 D of the W
7 Days of the Week
1001 A N
1001 Arabian Nights
8 S on a SS
8 Sides on a Stop Sign
4 Q in a G
4 Quarters in a Game
76 T in the B P
76 Trombones in the Big Parade
50 W to L Y L
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
99 B of B on the W
99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall
60 S in a M
60 Seconds in a Minute
1 H on a U
1 Horn on a Unicorn
7 B for S B
7 Brides for Seven Brothers
21 D on a D
21 Dots on a Die
15 M on a D M C
15 Men on Dead Man's Chest
80 D to G A the W
80 Days to Go Around the World
2 = N it T to T
2 is the Number it Takes to Tango
12 D of C
12 Days of Christmas or Disciples of Christ
1 M L on the C F
1 Maple Leaf on the Canadian Flag
12 E in a D
12 Eggs in a Dozen
1 H in a D
1 Holes in a Donut
5 T on a F
5 Toes on a Foot
5 F on a H
5 Fingers on a Hand
60 M in an H
60 Minutes in an Hour
20,000 L U the S
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
360 D in a C
360 Degrees in a Circle
13 = B D
13 Baker's Dozen
2001 = A S O
2001 A Space Odyssey
93,000,000 = M to the S
93,000,000 Miles to the Sun
10 C
10 Commandments
32 T (I W T)
32 Teeth including Wisdom Teeth
6 S on a C
6 Sides on a Cube
100 L on a C
100 Legs on a Centipede
6 W of H the E
6 Wives of Henry the Eighth
3 W M
3 Wise Men
9 L has a C
9 Lives has a Cat
7 D
7 Dwarfs
101 D
101 Dalmatians
1 2 B M S
1, 2 Buckle My Shoe
30 D H S A J and N
30 Days Hath September April June and November
206 B in the H B
206 Bones in the Human Body
1 D at a T
1 Day at a Time
6 S on a H
6 Sides on a Hexagon
2 T D (and a P in a P T)
2 Turtle Doves (and a Partridge in a Pear Tree)
4 S in a Y
4 Seasons in a Year
13 C in a S
13 Cards in a Suit
21 G S
21 Gun Salute
8 P of S in the E L
8 Parts of Speech in the English Language
3 S
3 Stooges
12 I in a F
12 Inches in a Foot
1000 Y in a M
1000 Years in a Millennium
100 C in a M
100 Centimeters in a Meter
5 P on a S
5 Points on a Star
6 A S P
6 A Six Pack
2 W on a B
2 Wheels on a Bicycle
3 W from a G L
3 Wishes from a Genie Lamp
8 L on a S
8 Legs on a Spider
10 D in a T N (I the A C)
10 Digits in a Telephone Number (including the Area Code)
20 N on a D B
20 Numbers on a Dart Board
3 S and Y O
3 Strikes and you're Out
2 H on a C
2 Hands on a Clock
0 = L D at the E
0 Latitude Degrees at the Equator
11 O on a K
11 Octaves on a Keyboard
3 L R
3 Legged Race
6 P on a P T
6 Pockets on a Pool Table
1 M B
1 Man Band
65 = M A of a S C
65 Minimum Age of a Senior Citizen
2 G for E B (in the B B S)
2 Girls for Every Boy (in the Beach Boys Song)
3 H in a B B
3 Holes in a Bowling Ball
3 M a D
3 Meals a Day
8 N on a M S
8 Notes on a Musical Scale
1 F O the C N
1 Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
3 R C
3 Ring Circus
1912 = Y the T S
1912 The Year the Titanic Sank
4 & 20 B B in a P
4 & 20 Blackbirds Baked in a Pie
2 H in a W
2 Halves in a Whole
4 Y in an U D
4 Years in an Undergraduate Degree
46 C in a H C
46 Chromosomes in a Human Cell
7 S on a H
7 Sides on a Heptagon
4 H of the A
4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse
3 C on a T L
3 Colors on a Traffic Light
1 B E Y
1 Birthday Each Year
9 S by a S in T
9 Saves by a Stitch in Time
6 S on a G
6 Strings on a Guitar
12 V in a C B
12 Volts in a Car Battery
40 T (with A B)
40 Thieves (with Ali Baba)
22 P in a C M
22 Players in a Cricket Match
2 P in a C
2 People in a Couple
3 M of a T
3Members of a Trio
3 L in a H P
3 Lines in a Haiku Poem
5 L in a L
5 Lines in a Limerick
14 D in a F
14 Days in a Fortnight
2 S on a C
2 Sides on a Coin
4 A in a D of C
4 Aces in a Deck of Cards
1 E on a C
1 Eye on a Cyclops
8 L on an O
8 Legs on an Octopus
7 Y of B L (I Y B a M)
7 Years of Bad Luck (If You Break a Mirror)
40 Y in a R W A
40 Years in a Ruby Wedding Anniversary
8 S R
8 Santa's Reindeer
007 = J B
007 James Bond
3 M and a B
3 Men and a Baby
10 F in a B G
10 Frames in a Bowling Game
20 Y S by R V W
20 Years Slept by Rip Van Winkle
1492 = C S the O B
1492 Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue
180 D to R D
180 Degrees to Reverse Direction
500 = S in a R
500 Sheets in a Ream
60 = Y in a D W A
60 Years in a Diamond Wedding Anniversary
7 C in a R
7 Colors in a Rainbow
366 = D in a L Y
366 Days in a Leap Year
30 = M in a H H
30 Minutes in a Half Hour
140 = IQ of a G
140 IQ of a Genius
2 C 3 A C
2 Company, 3 A Crowd
3 T a L
3 Times a Lady
7 D S
7 Deadly Sins
10 D on B H
10 Digits on Both Hands
9 I in a B G
9 Innings in a Baseball Game
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