Bingo really is a fascinating game, not least because of its ability to be used as both a conventional piece of gambling entertainment, and also a tool to further the education of children at school. Oh yes, in the 1800s the Germans popularised bingo’s use in schools to help kids learn things like mathematics, and it’s something that continues until this day. Indeed, this is unconsciously one of the main reasons why most adults will have some kind of affectionate relationship with Umbingo as they get older.
And do you want to know another reason why adults all around the world absolutely love bingo, especially in the UK? Well, in reality there are all sorts of reasons why, however one of the funniest is quite simple – it’s all down to the funny dirty bingo calls! Keep on reading for a lowdown on dirty bingo calls that people still employ…
Bingo: A multi-faceted game with a multi-faceted story
It is testimony to the incredible versatility of bingo that we can talk about both the dirty bingo calls that people love to use these days, and also a fact that the game has been used for various positive uses over the last several hundred years. Remember how we said that bingo was used in 19th century Germany to teach kids in schools? This is a perfect example of exactly what we mean!
In fact, bingo is a truly multi-faceted game, with a truly multi-faceted story too. Throughout its history it has been played by pretty much every demographic you can think of, in a fair few different places too – ranging from schools, all the way through to dedicated bingo halls!
The interesting history behind bingo calls
Anyhow, it’s always interesting learning about the varied and colourful history of bingo, however what we’re really here for today is bingo calls, especially dirty bingo calls. Have you ever wondered why bingo calls even exist? Sure, they help us all hear what actual number has been called so nobody misses anything, but that doesn’t explain the phrases actually being used.
Interestingly it all comes down to British soldiers fighting in WWII, who would play a version of bingo called Housey Housey in order to relax in their leisure time. The bingo calls were invented to keep things funny and fresh, and this is also why a lot of bingo calls have some kind of military allusion to them too.
A few dirty bingo calls still in circulation
By now you are probably itching to learn about a few actual dirty bingo calls that are still in circulation, and luckily that’s exactly what we’re here for. Of course, one thing to keep in mind here is that dirty bingo calls are appreciated much more in some places than others, so if you ever get the chance to become a bingo caller just remember that…
Take a look at some dirty bingo calls:
- 66: Kinky tricks
· 41: I’ve done your mum