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do the boogaloo

14 October, 2011

With one simple stroke, the letter o can be converted into an a [that’s the standard a, unlike this blog’s font], or b, d, g, p or q. Hence a tampered word like boogaloo, say, could be written as oooooloo, or a kid’s snow toy may appear as toooooon [toboggan].

Given a simple clue, and the ‘naked’ version of the word, can you sagely add the required strokes to complete the list below?

  1. Monkey: ooooon

  2. Require a passport: oo oorooo

  3. Doomed: oeoo os o oooo

  4. Restaurant snapper? ooooooom

  5. Fund-raiser: ooo o joo

  6. Tree: oooooo

  7. Fair: ooove oooro

  8. Lower-case can: ooooo rooo oool

Any more to ooo [add?]

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