Bingo Ball Nicknames

Generations of bingo callers have given special nicknames to the balls called out during a 90 ball bingo game to add even more fun and excitement. Most of us, even none bingo players, will be familiar with legs eleven or two little ducks but a lot of us don’t realize that all the numbers have their own nicknames, let alone what they are. Even in today’s world of online bingo the names have not been lost. Here we have compiled a list of the most common nicknames for the 90 number:

1 – Kelly’s Eye
2 – One Little Duck
3 – Cup of Tea
4 – Knock at the Door
5 – Man Alive
6 – Tom’s Tricks
7 – Lucky
8 – Garden Gate
9 – Doctor’s Orders
10 – Gordon’s Den (formally Tony’s Den and changes with each new Prime Minister)
11 – Legs Eleven
12 – One Dozen
13 – Unlucky for Some
14 – Valentines Day
15 – Young and Keen
16 – Sweet Sixteen
17 – Dancing Queen
18 – Coming of Age
19 – Goodbye Teens
20 – One Score
21 – Key of the Door
22 – Two Little Ducks
23 – Thee and Me
24 – Two Dozen
25 – Duck and Dive
26 – Pick and Mix
27 – Gateway to Heaven
28 – Over Weight
29 – Rise and Shine
30 – Dirty Gertie
31 – Get up and Run
32 – Buckle my Shoe
33 – Dirty Knee
34 – Ask for More
35 – Jump and Jive
36 – Three Dozen
37 – More than Eleven
38 – Christmas Cake
39 – Steps
40 – Naughty Forty
41 – Time for Fun
42 – Whinney the Poo
43 – Down on your Knees
44 – Droopy Drawers
45 – Halfway There
46 – Up to Tricks
47 – Four and Seven
48 – Four Dozen
49 – P.C.
50 – Half a Century
51 – Tweak of the Thumb
52 – Danny La Rue
53 – Stuck in the Tree
54 – Clean the Floor
55 – Snakes Alive
56 – Was she worth it
57 – Heinz Varieties
58 – Make them Wait
59 – Brighton Line
60 – Five Dozen
61 – Baker’s Bun
62 – Turn on the Screw
63 – Tickle Me
64 – Red Raw
65 – Old Age Pension
66 – Clickety Click
67 – Made in Heaven
68 – Saving Grace
69 – Either Way Up
70 – Three Score & Ten
71 – Bang on the Drum
72 – Six Dozen
73 – Queen B
74 – Candy Store
75 – Strive & Strive
76 – Trombones
77 – Sunset Strip
78 – Heavens Gate
79 – One More Time
80 – Eight & Blank
81 – Stop & Run
82 – Straight On Through
83 – Time for Tea
84 – Seven Dozen
85 – Staying Alive
86 – Between the Sticks
87 – Torquay in Devon
88 – Two Fat Ladies
89 – Nearly There
90 – Top of the Shop