"Pretty, wooden, thin..." Hey, I think I dated her some years ago. Anyway, the pattern behind today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday isn't too tough to figure out, but be sure of your answer. Good luck!

pretty, wooden, thin, ________.

Which word best completes the above sequence?

a) back
b) horse
c) pounder
d) fourth

Here is the ANSWER.

THE ANSWER:

FOURTH.

Each word makes a phrase when preceding the nickname of a U.S. coin:
pretty penny, wooden nickel, thin dime...  so:   fourth quarter.

Thanks for playing! Tomorrow, it's Free-for-all Friday.