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    :-: Madam, I'm Adam

    Here are some sentences that contain two words that are reversible.

    (Please only answer 5 to give others a chance, thanks! If it goes into a second day, feel free to finish them off.)

    1. ____ is as selfless as I ____. [Ma/am - sarajean]

    2. There is a ____ of leftover stew on the ____ shelf of the refrigerator. [pot/top - Bev Vincent]

    3. ____ is well-known that "____" is the note after "la." [it/ti - Bev Vincent]

    4. The beaver got ____ at animals that disturbed his ____. [mad/dam - Bev Vincent]


    5. I was so hungry that I ate my ____ sandwich on the ____. [sub/bus - Goblin]

    6. Kittens are great ____ as long as you don't ____ on them. [pets/step - Bev Vincent]

    7. I went to ____; then I dreamed about clowns tripping on banana ____. [sleep/peels - sarajean]

    8. The rock ____ kept mice and ____ as pets. [star/rats - Jean]

    9. Sometimes a ____ of calamine lotion can soothe a ____ itch. [dab/bad - SigTauGimp]

    10. The ____ ____ not in the tool shed where it belonged. [saw/was - Jean]

    11. The quick brown fox said, "____ no!" as the riders yelled, "Tally ____!" [Oh/Ho - sarajean]


    12. It's ____ to stay off ski lifts and ____ while they're being repaired. [smart/trams - Crunchy]

    13. The best ____ of the story was watching the hero ____ the spy. [part/trap - sarajean]

    14. There was some ____ stuck on Mom's coffee ____. [gum/mug - Bev Vincent]

    15. Yes, you ____ have another ____ after you finish your turkey. [may/yam - flaggwalkstheline]

    16. The bully had no friends because he always tried to ____ his ____. [slap/pals - Lily-sai]

    17. My aunts sometimes make a big ____ over who ____ a better sweater. [stink/knits - Gaberax]

    18. My chihuahua is a great ____ so I let him sit on my ____. [pal/lap - sarajean]

    19. We ____ about to study the ____ of the dinosaur. [are/era - Jean]

    20. After ____ tries, I finally served the ball over the ____. [ten/net - SigTauGimp]

    21. Dad wanted to ____ my paper about how the ____ is affected by the moon. [edit/tide - Jean]

    22. When my uncle is in a bad ____, he talks about gloom and ____. [mood/doom - J&Y]

    23. I'd rather ____ for gold than take a ____. [pan/nap - Goblin]

    24. There's a rumor that ____ people ____ in the old house. [evil/live - Jean]

    25. The mail carrier was ____ by his boss for failure to ____ the mail on time. [reviled/deliver - Gaberax]

    26. A ____ that's heaver than air will ____ down to the bottom of a mineshaft. [gas/sag - Lily-sai]

    27. Even a heavy television set does ____ weigh a ____. [not/ton - Goblin]

    28. He ____ yesterday but he's losing right ____. [won/now - J&Y]

    29. Mom secured the bicycle ____ to the luggage rack with a thick ____. [parts/strap - Jon]

    30. If you think that silly mask will ____ anybody, you're ____. [stun/nuts - Gaberax]

    31. I didn't ____ washing the ____ until they were completely clean. [stop/pots - J&Y]

    32. I ____ up my skates and took a speck of mud off the gold ____. [laced/decal - J&Y]

    33. I'd never ____ a pet with ____ for one with fins. [swap/paws - Jean]

    34. I got a ____ that eating the inside of a peach ____ is bad for you. [tip/pit - Goblin]

    35. My little brother plays with ____ toys, ____ I outgrew them. [tub/but - J&Y]

    36. Uranium can ____ a lot of radiation over a long period of ____. [emit/time - Goblin]

    37. If I ____ you on the shoulder, please pass me a ____ of butter. [tap/pat - Gaberax]

    38. I'm sure it's hard to train a ____ to push the ____ key. [bat/tab - Jean]

    39. You're more likely to find swimming ____ on an ocean liner than on a ____. [pools/sloop - Gaberax]

    40. Sports-car owners like to ____ their ____ exhausts. [laud/dual - Crunchy]


    And that's all, folks!

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    2. pot/top
    3. it/ti
    4. mad/dam
    6 pets/step
    14 gum/mug

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    at random (which caught the bear's eye first):

    8. star/rats
    10. saw/was
    19. are/era
    21. edit/tide
    24. evil/live

    that was a lot of fun, thank you Bonnie!

    Spoiler:
    you might want to edit # 20, looks like you typed the word itself there

    Ask not what bears can do for you, but what you can do for bears. (razz)
    When one is in agreement with bears one is always correct. (mae)

    bears are back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    34. Tip/Pit
    36.Emit/Time
    I'm Pink, Therefore I'm Spam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jean View Post
    Spoiler:
    you might want to edit # 20, looks like you typed the word itself there
    Thank you, Jean. I took care of it.

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    may a moody baby doom a yam
    if the worlds gonna end then let's get it over with, i got shit to do

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    I'm gonna give #15 to you for that, flagg, since you've got the right words

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    39. pools/sloop?
    Grrr...

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    1. ma/am
    7. sleep/peels
    11. oh/ho
    13. part/trap
    18. pal/lap

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    So far so good, folks! Almost halfway there. Keep it up!

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    i think i know most of them.

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    14. stink/knits
    25. reviled/deliver
    30. stun/nuts
    37. tap/pat
    Grrr...

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    23.Pan/Nap
    I'm Pink, Therefore I'm Spam.

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    27. Not/Ton.
    I'm Pink, Therefore I'm Spam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maturins_Daughter View Post
    Here are some sentences that contain two words that are reversible.

    (Please only answer 5 to give others a chance, thanks! If it goes into a second day, feel free to finish them off.)

    1. ____ is as selfless as I ____. [Ma/am - sarajean]

    2. There is a ____ of leftover stew on the ____ shelf of the refrigerator. [pot/top - Bev Vincent]

    3. ____ is well-known that "____" is the note after "la." [it/ti - Bev Vincent]

    4. The beaver got ____ at animals that disturbed his ____. [mad/dam - Bev Vincent]


    5. I was so hungry that I ate my ____ sandwich on the ____.

    6. Kittens are great ____ as long as you don't ____ on them. [pets/step - Bev Vincent]

    7. I went to ____; then I dreamed about clowns tripping on banana ____. [sleep/peels - sarajean]

    8. The rock ____ kept mice and ____ as pets. [star/rats - Jean]

    9. Sometimes a ____ of calamine lotion can soothe a ____ itch.

    10. The ____ ____ not in the tool shed where it belonged. [saw/was - Jean]

    11. The quick brown fox said, "____ no!" as the riders yelled, "Tally ____!" [Oh/Ho - sarajean]


    12. It's ____ to stay off ski lifts and ____ while they're being repaired.

    13. The best ____ of the story was watching the hero ____ the spy. [part/trap - sarajean]

    14. There was some ____ stuck on Mom's coffee ____. [gum/mug - Bev Vincent]

    15. Yes, you ____ have another ____ after you finish your turkey. [may/yam - flaggwalkstheline]

    16. The bully had no friends because he always tried to ____ his ____.

    17. My aunts sometimes make a big ____ over who ____ a better sweater.

    18. My chihuahua is a great ____ so I let him sit on my ____. [pal/lap - sarajean]

    19. We ____ about to study the ____ of the dinosaur. [are/era - Jean]

    20. After ____ tries, I finally served the ball over the ____.

    21. Dad wanted to ____ my paper about how the ____ is affected by the moon. [edit/tide - Jean]

    22. When my uncle is in a bad ____, he talks about gloom and ____.

    23. I'd rather ____ for gold than take a ____.

    24. There's a rumor that ____ people ____ in the old house. [evil/live - Jean]

    25. The mail carrier was ____ by his boss for failure to ____ the mail on time.

    26. A ____ that's heaver than air will ____ down to the bottom of a mineshaft.

    27. Even a heavy television set does ____ weigh a ____.

    28. He ____ yesterday but he's losing right ____.

    29. Mom secured the bicycle ____ to the luggage rack with a thick ____.

    30. If you think that silly mask will ____ anybody, you're ____.

    31. I didn't ____ washing the ____ until they were completely clean.

    32. I ____ up my skates and took a speck of mud off the gold ____.

    33. I'd never ____ a pet with ____ for one with fins.

    34. I got a ____ that eating the inside of a peach ____ is bad for you. [tip/pit - Goblin]

    35. My little brother plays with ____ toys, ____ I outgrew them.

    36. Uranium can ____ a lot of radiation over a long period of ____. [emit/time - Goblin]

    37. If I ____ you on the shoulder, please pass me a ____ of butter.

    38. I'm sure it's hard to train a ____ to push the ____ key.

    39. You're more likely to find swimming ____ on an ocean liner than on a ____. [pools/sloop - Gaberax]

    40. Sports-car owners like to ____ their ____ exhausts.
    22. mood/doom

    23. pan/nap

    25. reviled/deliver

    35. tub/but

    37. tap/pat

    SO tempting to answer the other ones I know....

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    especially 5 and 9 so that whole section is answered!

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    5.Sub/Bus?
    I'm Pink, Therefore I'm Spam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goblin View Post
    5.Sub/Bus?
    D'oh!

    That's gotta be it....

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    yup!

    that's one that i wish i had answered on my first turn.

    :eta: j&y...gaberax already answered 37 so technically, you get one more.

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    That was really fun! Thanks, Maturins Daughter.
    I'm Pink, Therefore I'm Spam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarajean View Post
    yup!

    that's one that i wish i had answered on my first turn.

    :eta: j&y...gaberax already answered 37 so technically, you get one more.
    Actually only 22 and 35 weren't already guessed, so I guess I get THREE more....

    28. won/now

    31. stop/pots

    32. laced/decal

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    you haven't figured out 9?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarajean View Post


    you haven't figured out 9?


    Oh, sure, NOW I do, now that I can't SAY what it is....

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    Quote Originally Posted by John_and_Yoko View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by sarajean View Post


    you haven't figured out 9?


    Oh, sure, NOW I do, now that I can't SAY what it is....

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    17's still up for grabs too.
    I'm Pink, Therefore I'm Spam.

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