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Search & Destroy

26 June, 2014

A little help here?! I came across an old puzzle where the solution is AWOL, all about possible business names. The joke should be familiar. If a geologist and tyre-fitter joined forces, then their business could be called ROCK & ROLL.

What about a dentist and manicurist? That’s TOOTH & NAIL. Tobacconist and hair salon? SMOKE & MIRRORS. Would love to hear your own suggestions. Or the answers to any of these ten confounding partnerships:

  1. Charity fundraiser & film studio (4&4)
  2. Bridge club & scrubbing service (5&5)
  3. Funeral home & top soil provider (6&5)
  4. Leather firm & word-search designer (4&4)
  5. Psychiatric word & jail-break arranger (4&5)
  6. Flower garden & surf club (4&4)
  7. Finishing school & evidence gatherer (4&12)
  8. Bank & music store (4&5)
  9. Featherweight boxer & tennis coach (6&7)
  10. Glue factory & glue-sniffing joint (6&6)

Any answers? Or new combos, using byline & number?

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