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Holy Hybrids [BB283]

6 November, 2010

Meshing surnames looms as a newlywed craze. Hence Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes may blend to be Crolmes – or Huise. Un-mesh these other surnames to identify the well-known contemporary couples implicated – some of whom have since come to grief. (While in the case of a few others, you wish they would!) Enjoy this most sacred occasion.

  1. Murdare
  2. Hawget
  3. Kerry
  4. Cartitt
  5. Dounes
  6. Dontian
  7. Benty
  8. Rosseres
  9. Spewe
  10. Clangle
  11. Lele
  12. Kench
  13. Moocher
  14. Adham

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