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Brain Strain [BB326]

4 September, 2011

If Cairo, stencil, krill, spork and haka all lead to drawing implements – biro, pencil, quill, chalk, marker – then can you draw on your rhyming talents to figure out what group is disguised in the ten rhymes below? (In each case, from word to rhyme, the syllable count is constant.)

chill
fume
shock
bagel
teacher
mimosa
muscle
taken
whoso
wringer

Can you concoct another rhyming set?

SOLUTION NEXT WEEK
BB325 SOLUTION: Put off, put about, put down, put up, put in, put in/forward, put away, put across, put aside, put upon, put out, put through

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