16 January, 2011
This week’s Birdbrain seeks birds that who can trade their initial for a C in order to spell a common word. Among the rarer examples are grackle, darter and harrier – making crackle, carter and carrier – while lark yields cark, to die. Beyond these, I netted a clean dozen. Can you?
SOLUTION NEXT WEEK
BB293 SOLUTION: My 16 were sad/glad, steep/cheap, he/she, ma/pa, make/break, stay/stray, hire/fire, small/tall, fat/flat, bye/hi, wane/gain, cake/flake, kiss/miss, womb/tomb, gush/hush, shrimp/blimp.