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Werepiper
09-05-07, 01:23 PM
An anagram, says the Concise Oxford Dictionary, is 'a word or phrase formed by transposing the letters of another word or phrase'. Can you transpose these words or phrases to make new words or phrases?

Example: Rearrange the letters of the word ‘rail’ to make a dishonest person
Answer: Liar.

1. Rearrange the letters of the word eat to make something to drink.

2. Rearrange brush to make a kind of bush.

3. Rearrange lemon to make something else to eat.

4. Rearrange skate to make a poet.

5. Rearrange wand to make a time of day.

6. Rearrange Alice to make another woman's name.

7. Rearrange Dorothea to make another woman's name.

8. Rearrange supersonic to get part of an orchestra.

9. Rearrange hormone to get the name of a bird.

10. Rearrange spectrum to make some eatables.

11. Which food might you make out of stale lamb?

12. What do you have to be if you want to listen?

13. Which word describes lithe acts?

14. Which part of a newspaper may be an adroit lie?

15. Which animal would you not touch with a bargepole?
16. In two words, where can you find a schoolmaster?

17. In two words, what is worn by a stripteaser?

18. Which London regions or suburbs are anagrams of canto, Hamlet, leaches, and poems?

19. Rearrange stealer to make a Shakespearean character.

20. Which part of the body is a ten-letter word in which the last five letters are an anagram of the first five letters?

21. Make two other words from the letters of idolatry.

22. Make three other words from the letters of the word gallery.

23. Make four other words from the letters of the word players.

24. Make four other words from the letters of inlets.

25. Make four other letters from the letters of the word maneless.

26. What quality might characterize a prime dunce?

27. Which adjective might describe a problem in Chinese?

28. In three words, what characterizes the nudist colony?

29. Which gambling event may seem like totally inane rot - especially if you lose?

30. Which German opera asserts the fact that a kinder love's rare?

Vikki
09-05-07, 02:41 PM
1. Rearrange the letters of the word eat to make something to drink. - tea

2. Rearrange brush to make a kind of bush. - shrub

3. Rearrange lemon to make something else to eat. - melon

4. Rearrange skate to make a poet. - keats

5. Rearrange wand to make a time of day. - dawn

6. Rearrange Alice to make another woman's name. - celia

7. Rearrange Dorothea to make another woman's name. theodora

8. Rearrange supersonic to get part of an orchestra. - percussion

9. Rearrange hormone to get the name of a bird. - moorhen

10. Rearrange spectrum to make some eatables. - crumpets

11. Which food might you make out of stale lamb? - meatballs

12. What do you have to be if you want to listen? - silent

13. Which word describes lithe acts? - athletics

14. Which part of a newspaper may be an adroit lie? - editorial

15. Which animal would you not touch with a bargepole? - porbeagle

16. In two words, where can you find a schoolmaster? - the classroom

17. In two words, what is worn by a stripteaser? - sparse attire

18. Which London regions or suburbs are anagrams of canto, Hamlet, leaches, and poems? - acton, eltham, chelsea, epsom

19. Rearrange stealer to make a Shakespearean character. - laertes

20. Which part of the body is a ten-letter word in which the last five letters are an anagram of the first five letters? - intestines

21. Make two other words from the letters of idolatry. - dilatory adroitly

22. Make three other words from the letters of the word gallery. - largely, regally, allergy

23. Make four other words from the letters of the word players. - parsley, replays, sparely, parleys

24. Make four other words from the letters of inlets. - silent, tinsel, listen, enlist

25. Make four other letters from the letters of the word maneless. - maleness, lameness, nameless, salesman

26. What quality might characterize a prime dunce? imprudence

27. Which adjective might describe a problem in Chinese? incomphrensible

28. In three words, what characterizes the nudist colony? no untidy clothes

29. Which gambling event may seem like totally inane rot - especially if you lose? - national lottery

30. Which German opera asserts the fact that a kinder love's rare? - der rosenkavalier

Werepiper
09-05-07, 05:17 PM
Way to go Vikki - too clever for your own good

Robbie.Crow
10-05-07, 12:21 AM
1. Rearrange the letters of the word eat to make something to drink. - tea

2. Rearrange brush to make a kind of bush. - shrub

3. Rearrange lemon to make something else to eat. - melon

4. Rearrange skate to make a poet. - keats

5. Rearrange wand to make a time of day. - dawn

6. Rearrange Alice to make another woman's name. - celia

7. Rearrange Dorothea to make another woman's name. theodora

8. Rearrange supersonic to get part of an orchestra. - percussion

9. Rearrange hormone to get the name of a bird. - moorhen

10. Rearrange spectrum to make some eatables. - crumpets

11. Which food might you make out of stale lamb? - meatballs

12. What do you have to be if you want to listen? - silent

13. Which word describes lithe acts? - athletics

14. Which part of a newspaper may be an adroit lie? - editorial

15. Which animal would you not touch with a bargepole? - porbeagle

16. In two words, where can you find a schoolmaster? - the classroom

17. In two words, what is worn by a stripteaser? - sparse attire

18. Which London regions or suburbs are anagrams of canto, Hamlet, leaches, and poems? - acton, eltham, chelsea, epsom

19. Rearrange stealer to make a Shakespearean character. - laertes

20. Which part of the body is a ten-letter word in which the last five letters are an anagram of the first five letters? - intestines

21. Make two other words from the letters of idolatry. - dilatory adroitly

22. Make three other words from the letters of the word gallery. - largely, regally, allergy

23. Make four other words from the letters of the word players. - parsley, replays, sparely, parleys

24. Make four other words from the letters of inlets. - silent, tinsel, listen, enlist

25. Make four other letters from the letters of the word maneless. - maleness, lameness, nameless, salesman

26. What quality might characterize a prime dunce? imprudence

27. Which adjective might describe a problem in Chinese? incomphrensible

28. In three words, what characterizes the nudist colony? no untidy clothes

29. Which gambling event may seem like totally inane rot - especially if you lose? - national lottery

30. Which German opera asserts the fact that a kinder love's rare? - der rosenkavalier

Exactly what i was gonna say :banghead:

Piper Mac
10-05-07, 04:53 AM
great work Vikki...you too Robbie--lol