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    Demon of the Prim Maturins_Daughter is on a distinguished road Maturins_Daughter's Avatar

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    :-: What's in a Name?

    Some people's first names can be used as words that name an animal or object or describe an action, object, event, or animal. The sentences below contain both. The first word in each sentence is a person's name, the second word may be spelled the same or simply be a homonym. Fill in the blanks.

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    1. ____ liked to use a hand-held ____ when he was making a speech. [Mike - J&Y]

    2. ____ had just two days to learn a new Christmas ____. [Carol - J&Y]

    3. ____ stayed home from school because her temperature ____ above 99 degrees. [Rose - J&Y]

    4. ____ decided not to ____ a mask for Halloween. [Don - SigTauGimp]

    5. ____ liked the lasagna, but his sister thought it was a ____ too spicy. [Tad - J&Y]

    6. ____ took a trip to Yellowstone Park and the Medicine ____ mountains. [Bo/Bow - Jon]

    7. ____ learned that some people use "et ____" instead of "et cetera." [Al - sarajean]

    8. ____ was trying to memorize the ____ of Rights. [Bill - J&Y]

    9. ____ and his parents went to an ____ museum. [Art - J&Y]

    10. ____ has an uncle who's a lawyer who likes to ____ people. [Sue - J&Y]
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    Quote Originally Posted by Maturins_Daughter View Post
    Some people's first names can be used as words that name an animal or object or describe an action, object, event, or animal. The sentences below contain both. The first word in each sentence is a person's name, the second word may be spelled the same or simply be a homonym. Fill in the blanks.

    ****

    1. ____ liked to use a hand-held ____ when he was making a speech. MIKE

    2. ____ had just two days to learn a new Christmas ____. CAROL

    3. ____ stayed home from school because her temperature ____ above 99 degrees. ROSE

    4. ____ decided not to ____ a mask for Halloween.

    5. ____ liked the lasagna, but his sister thought it was a ____ too spicy. TAD?

    6. ____ took a trip to Yellowstone Park and the Medicine ____ mountains.

    7. ____ learned that some people use "et ____" instead of "et cetera."

    8. ____ was trying to memorize the ____ of Rights. BILL

    9. ____ and his parents went to an ____ museum. ART

    10. ____ has an uncle who's a lawyer who likes to ____ people. SUE
    All I know so far....

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    4. Don?

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    Kvothe: “Books are a poor substitute for female companionship, but they are easier to find.”

    Simmon: ”It’s just ointment in case you get burned...but if you mix it with piss, it turns into candy.” Sim’s expression was deadpan. “Delicious candy.”


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    7. al

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    That leaves #6....

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    will/wheel?

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    Good job, you guys.

    #6 is still up for grabs.

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    #6= Bo or Boe/Bow?
    “Give me the sense to wonder, to wonder if I'm free."

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    Demon of the Prim Maturins_Daughter is on a distinguished road Maturins_Daughter's Avatar

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    You got it!
    Great job guys and gals.

    I have more of these if you all would like to try them. Not necessarily with people's names but similar type puzzles.

    Yea or Nay?

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    yes, please.

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    i missed it

    more please

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    Caution: eye irritant Jon has much to be proud of Jon has much to be proud of Jon has much to be proud of Jon has much to be proud of Jon has much to be proud of Jon has much to be proud of Jon has much to be proud of Jon has much to be proud of Jon has much to be proud of Jon's Avatar

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    More, please!


    “Give me the sense to wonder, to wonder if I'm free."

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    Demon of the Prim Maturins_Daughter is on a distinguished road Maturins_Daughter's Avatar

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    Okay, I'll post more either tonight or tomorrow. I have a 4 hr class tonight and I'm beat already.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maturins_Daughter View Post
    Okay, I'll post more either tonight or tomorrow. I have a 4 hr class tonight and I'm beat already.
    Great riddles, Maturins_Daughter. Sorry I missed the first lot! I'll keep my eyes peeled for the new ones...
    Grrr...

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    Roont Brice has much to be proud of Brice has much to be proud of Brice has much to be proud of Brice has much to be proud of Brice has much to be proud of Brice has much to be proud of Brice has much to be proud of Brice has much to be proud of Brice's Avatar

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    So were you wanting to do future versions of this as an ongoing thread? ...or should I send this one on and you can just start another.
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    I'll keep each one separate. This one can be sent on. Thanks for checking.

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