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funny words

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MaryAnn Kohl (maryann)
Fri, 17 Sep 99 14:50:28 -0700


I wish the answers weren't here, but they are, so anyway, this is
sometimes fun, sometimes not.

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What familiar phrase or title does each of the following series of words
represent?
EXAMPLE: "Butch, harmony, weigher, Mao, this
Translation: "Put your money where your mouth is."
(Hint: Saying the words out loud slowly sometimes helps.
Sometimes.)

1. Egg, no, rinses, blitz (IGNORANCE IS BLISS)

2. Dusk, harlot, ladder (THE SCARLET LETTER)

3. Loam, Anne, undertow, tamp, hole (LOW MAN ON THE TOTEM POLE)

4. Whimper, data, tuba, data (ONE POTATO, TWO POTATO)

5. False, Peter, Ed (FULL SPEED AHEAD)

6. Up, pig, visional, lid, help, bond A BIG FISH IN A LITTLE POND

7. Commie, eerie span, siby! (CALL ME IRRESPONSIBLE)

8. Radar, softer, law, stark (RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK)

9. Dues, calm, penny, tree, sauerkraut (TWOS COMPANY, THREES A CROWD)

10. Heap, lorry, bassoon, hymn E PLURIBUS UNUM

11. Raw, cop, pipe, hay, peon, Audrey, daub ROCK A BYE BABY ON A
TREE TOP

12. Essay, mad, tariff, hacked AS A MATTER OF FACT

13. Nudge, arch, fair, older, Asians NO CHARGE FOR ALTERATIONS

15. Force, currents, heaven, yes, hag, hoe (FOR SCORE AND SEVEN
YEARS AGO)

16. Hate, Pauline, decide, park, head (8 BALL IN THE SIDE
POCKET

17. Thick, gray, dust, Joe, wan, hurt (THE GREATEST SHOW ON
EARTH)

18. Ultra, stop, hen, knob, plastic, hoe (ALL DRESSED UP AND NO PLACE
TO GO)

19. Echo, redig, curried, hog (HICKORY, DICKORY, DOCK)

20. Apple, latch, her, leech, hence, toothy, fleck (I PLEDGE
ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG)

21. Charleston, done, hick, cough, dime JUST IN THE NICK OF TIME

22. Abe, eyesore, kill, belt, fat, who (haven't got this one figured
out yet)

23. Specks, awfully, hand, Harry, up hex, tech (SPEAK SOFTLY AND
CARRY A BIG STICK)

24. Snob, crag, hull, lamp, hop (SNAP, CRACKLE, AND POP)

25. Dad, mental, note, ales DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES

26. Two, hairs, hue, men, two, four, gifty, vine. (oh, come on...this is
easy!!!)