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Celeb Checked [BB356]

1 April, 2012

We’ve spell-checked nine Australian sporting champs, past and present, ending up with the bizarre mob below.

Craig Lowndes, for example, was deemed to be Cigar Loudens in the mind of Microsoft, just as Nice Natation was the software upshot of West Coast star, Nic Naitanui. Can you name our pre-checked squad of both genders? (Or add to the addled athletes, here or offhsore?)

  1. Loose Savage
  2. Luton Hewed
  3. Jiffy Fence
  4. Alias Camping
  5. Jarred Hand
  6. Zoo Goes
  7. Stove Wag
  8. Late Squire
  9. Tympani Thus

BB355 SOLUTION: O’Brien, Toys “R” Us, 7-Eleven, Yahoo!, Cap’n Snooze, Drāno, Häagen-Dazs, Lladró, Citroën

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