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C Change

1 November, 2013

This morning’s #daplay on 702 ABC asked listeners to define a phrase, name, word or title with an extra C, to mark the Crossword Centenary. Among the book-winners were these:

Ad Choca spontaneous dessert (Josh)
Antiscepticcream to stop true believers from becoming infected (Kyle)
Lawrence of ArabicaWW1 search for the perfect bean (Chris)

Kick-starting the brainstorm, I offered this batch:

Chuckleberry Finnthe rafter with the laughter
Closing My Religionbye-bye Buddha
Uncle Scamhead of the NSA

Something tells me you lot – as no dabbler is a clot – could add to this cock-a-doodle-doco with consummate class.

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