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The Poison of Dragons

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Puzzle ID:#17511
Fun:*** (2.78)
Difficulty:*** (2.94)
Category:Trivia
Submitted By:Rowsdower****

 

 

 



Most of these men were kings, most are mentioned in the Bible, and a few of them were even prophets. Six of them, however, share a special relationship. What do six of these names have in common?

Saul
Manasseh
Sennacherib
David
Jeroboam
Rehoboam
Methuselah
Ezekiel
Salmanazar
Balthazar
Malachi
Nebuchadnezzar



Answer

Six of the names are used to denote the sizes of champagne bottles. The complete list of bottle sizes from smallest to largest is as follows:

Split
Half bottle
Bottle
Magnum
Jeroboam
Rehoboam
Methuselah
Salmanazar
Balthazar
Nebuchadnezzar

The title has do with a Bible verse that refers to wine as "the poison of dragons."

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