The 10 Biblical Plagues on Egypt


Mnemonic Device:

  • What Funny Granny Fries Livers But Hates Livers Done Dryly?

Explanation: to remember the 10 biblical plagues on Egypt.

  • Water to Blood, Frogs, Gnats, Flies, Livestock, Boils, Hail, Locust, Darkness, Death of the Firstborn

Why use this mnemonic? 

  • Kids love it.
  • Fries rhymes with flies.
  • LIVErs first four letters is the same as the first four letters in LIVEstock.
  • “But” for boils always gets a laugh.


  1. John Ward says

    The word plagues is spelled incorrectly – unless the lack of fluoride in Ancient Egypt’s water supply was the cause of the exodus!

  2. First of all, these are plagues, not plaques.

    Secondly, the plague is livestock, not livers.

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