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Boot Trunk

10 March, 2015

A dual clue challenge, where we ransack a list of US/UK words, dreaming up clues for both members of each transatlantic pair. Use this list as a kickstart. Or feel free to meander outher sources as well, including the vast Wiki entry.

Please identify each pair you're tackling, the better for browsers to appreciate your skulduggery. And make a point of defining each word - the same way or afresh. To get your cogs cranking:

DIAPER - Bum wrap compensated in hindsight

NAPPY - Article covers insurance premium in cool base cover

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VACATION - Break Spanish cow into droving

HOLIDAY - One setter disrupts divine respite

Have a lark/scream.

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