Wait. What? #1

These answers are sort of related, somehow. Once you get a few answers, the relationship will be more obvious.
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Last updated: May 17, 2021
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One millionth of a meter -- six letters.
micron
A symbol used to indicate a long vowel in some languages. Or a French President.
macron
A small round cake (cookie) with a meringue-like consistency, consisting of two halves sandwiching a creamy filling.
macaron
Light, chewy cookie made from coconut or almonds.
macaroon
A variety of pasta formed in narrow tubes.
macaroni
An actor who was in at least one movie in each decade between 1926 and 2014, including Breakfast At Tiffany's, Night At The Museum, and National Velvet..
Mickey Rooney
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He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Braun for his contributions to radio communications.
Marconi
A line dance song about a girl who cheats on her boyfriend, with two of his friends, after he's been drafted into the army.
Macarena
Airport serving Las Vegas.
McCarran
Throw wads of cash in the air.
make it rain
Nickname of a retired, star receiver of the Detroit Lions of the NFL.
Megatron
Sally, from When Harry Met Sally.
Meg Ryan
Splitting headache.
migraine
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Level 28
Jun 10, 2018
micrometre should be accepted for the first question as it is 1 millionth of a metre. and i tried in uk and us spelling and couldn't work ou why I was wrong.
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Level 55
May 28, 2019
the date on the mickey rooney one seems wrong. maybe 2014 instead of 1914?
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Level 66
Jun 13, 2019
Thank you.
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Level 51
May 31, 2020
Where's the yellow box?
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Level 66
May 31, 2020
It hardly seemed necessary. Is there a reason you want one?
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Level 51
May 31, 2020
No, but it says "Enter answer corresponding to the yellow box" on top of the answer box...
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Level 66
May 31, 2020
DOH! Thanks.
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Level 57
Sep 2, 2020
Very US-centric, but I like the concept
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Level 40
Mar 10, 2021
The macarena will never sound the same again.
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Level 52
May 17, 2021
Good concept, but it’s a bit difficult identifying what connects the answers when you can only get one of them! 🤷‍♂️
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Level 60
May 17, 2021
Accept micrometre for micron - in the UK we say micrometre
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Level 91
May 17, 2021
I'm pretty sure that in any metric-using nation we use micrometer(re); I know we do so in Canada as well. It's not really about where so much as how the unit is used; most scientific fields use micron.
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Level 73
May 17, 2021
YOu could also add Moroni, the capital of Comoros!
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Level 48
Jul 1, 2021
Can you accept 'migrane'?