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Do this now! (wordplay at Christmas)

I do have the answers. We did this at work today and had a blast. Most of the answers are pretty aweful puns and they will all be Christmas items, Christmas phrases, or Christmas songs.

1. On December 24, Adam’s wife was known as ______________ ________________.

2. In Charles Dicken’s classic “A Christmas Carol”, Scrooge was visited by the ghost of (only one correct answer) ______________ ______________.

3. An opinion survey in Alaska is called a _________________ _________________.

4. What does Santa do in his three gardens? _________________ _________________ _________________

5. What Christmas message is conveyed by these letters? ABCDEFGHIJKMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ _________________

6. When salt and pepper say “hi” to each other, they are passing on _________________ _________________.

7. A holy man bereft of coins could be called _________________ _________________

8. When you cross a sheep with a cicada, you get a _________________ _________________

9. A quiet medieval armor-wearer is called a _________________ _________________

10. A cat walking in the desert is bound to get _________________ _________________

11. People who tell jokes on December 25th might be called _________________ _________________

12. Actor O’Connor and actress Channing are known on December 25th as _________________ _________________

13. What do Spanish sheep say when they wish each other a Merry Christmas? _________________ _________________



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Dec. 8th, 2006 05:40 am (UTC)
I got most of them
I need to check my answers so send them on.... IMMEDIATELY LOL you know how patient I am.... LOL
Anyway, I missed 3, 7, 8, 11.... for sure have answers to rest but don't know if they are right....
Can't wait to see....
Love ya
Dec. 9th, 2006 03:56 am (UTC)
Re: I got most of them
you are so smart! well done!!
Dec. 14th, 2006 01:36 am (UTC)
Re: I got most of them
okay, hold up missy.
i went back and LOOKED at my LJ to see what you were looking at so I could better understand your point of view but this post has nine million "Christmas"s in it?!?!?! My typed out entry about my husband's office party used the word "Christmas". The previous entry about Hallmark used the word "Christmas" both times. So the only times that i can see where i've used "xmas" was in someone else's code on the stocking and in my little tags, which are only tools for me to quickly retreive postings on a specific topic not a real comment or post or anything. i have way more Christ in Christmas than Xmas phrases!!! but i went ahead and changed it from xmas to christmas. it won't do capital letters, so that was the best i could do.

anyway, mom called me today and said she found a whole bunch of my old teaching stuff from when i was in school. i don't know what's in it, but she's holding it out for me to go through. She says it's supplies i bought (??). If it's anything useful would you like it? i truly have no idea what to expect - she said it wasn't books and she described some of it as "cards and supplies" so i'm hoping that it's something good :)
Dec. 8th, 2006 03:44 pm (UTC)
I won't post my answers for fear of ruining it for other players. Can I get the answers? (I got most of them.)
Dec. 9th, 2006 03:56 am (UTC)
thanks for saying my clues were good! i'm terrible at clues! i tried to figure out how to get the words "letters" and "send" into that one - i figured you knw what IMHO stood for so maybe you'd think it was odd i explained it. i reread it and thought it was the dumbest thing ever - LOL

well done you for getting so many of them!! you did better than me :)
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