17 May, 2013
In case you missed the hijinks on 702 ABC this morning, brainstorming with Adam Spencer, the idea was to cook the books. In the spirit of the budget, you needed to reflect a deficit, shaving off a letter – or two consecutive letters – from a book title.
Zoba the Geek? Cat 22? Animal FM. Check out more here. Yep – the game went gangbusters. Here are the winning entries below, plus a few notables. Reckon you lot could extend the reading list with ease.
Lice in Wonderland – hairy adventure in primary school
Ride & Rejudice – the downfall of Lance Armstrong
Huger Games – London’s bid to outshine Sydney
All Quit on the Western Front – end of the mining boom
Robbery Under Arm – history of Australian/NZ cricket
The Lap – suburban outrage about who sat on whom
To Kill a Mocking Bid – budget reply speech
We’re Going on a Bar Hunt – seeking post-budget therapy
“Please sir,” said Oliver Twit, “I want some more.”