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Running Hot & Cold [BB314]

12 June, 2011

Can you replace X and Y with the correct opposites, seeing each pair below become two common phrases? X mouth/Y spot, say, equals LOUD mouth/SOFT spot. In the same vein, X potato/Y turkey leads to HOT/COLD. Can you tap the logic behind these other nine?

  1. X damp/Y star
  2. X rope/Y cannon
  3. X spender/Y fortune
  4. X piece/Y driver
  5. X control/Y row
  6. X smoking/Y service
  7. X hat/Y street
  8. X catcher/Y TV
  9. X stone/Y bone

Can you make your own pair to stump us?

SOLUTION NEXT WEEK BB313 SOLUTION: Father Ted, Porridge, Absolutely Fabulous, Last of the Summer Wine, Blackadder, Red Dwarf, Drop the Dead Donkey, Yes Minister, Open All Hours, ’allo ’allo, The Young Ones, League of Gentlemen

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