08/14/07 Grif.Net – Words at Play, 2

08/14/07 Grif.Net – Words at Play, 2

Familiar quotations from memory? Often we THINK we know what they are, but
we’re off a tad in a word, phrase or punctuation.

1. From “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” complete the following:
“Water, water everywhere . . .

2. From Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”, what words follow
“Alas, poor Yorick.”

3. What is the first line of “The Old Oaken Bucket”?

4. Finish the line:
“Breaths there . . ”

5. What grows “from little acorns”?

6. In the childhood nursery song, what follows
“Backward, turn backward . . .”

7. Finish the line
“Twas the night before Christmas . . ”



[Aside] From Monday’s “How DO I love thee?” we have:
Josh suggested a librarian? “in so many words”
Brudder Stebe said the math teacher? “let me COUNT the ways”
(that would also work for a vampire . . )
Deb said a nurse? “Painstakingly”
Or a secretary? “shorthandedly”
Tim thought Computer techs? “with love bytes”
Tom said bankers? “without reserve”
And Thomas the window salesman said “Clearly”.

Dr Bob Griffin,
1 cross + 3 nails = 4 given