1 – Huzzah!
2 – As in “the little brown” one who jumped over the fence
3 – Old-fashioned coin-operated machine that plays music
4 – From birth to death
5 – America
6 – Dynamite
7 – The air we breathe
8 – Place a wager
9 – Bright planet seen in the eastern sky before or at sunrise
10 -Atom or molecule with a net electric charge due of the loss or gain of one or more electrons 🙂
Email your answers for this week’s game to Peg@ambaa.com.
Answers to last week’s “PORTMANTEAUs” Trivia:
Today’s grammar lesson in case you didn’t know. A “portmanteau” is not only a large trunk but it is also a word blending the sounds and combining the meanings of two words. See how many you can guess from clue—and name the two words that make up the “portmanteau.”
1-Good place to stop overnight while on a road trip MOTEL (Motor Hotel)
2-Jerry Lewis may have been more famous for his, held every Labor Day for more than 40 years, on behalf of MDA TELETHON (Television Marathon)
3-Popular on Sunday at favorite restaurants BRUNCH (Breakfast Lunch)
4-UK’s outlook on the EU BREXIT (British Exit)
5-Team that takes care of toxic waste HAZMAT (Hazardous Materials)
6-When I was a kid, when bad, we did recess inside; now the word is mostly heard in conjunction with requisite certificate on car equipment
SMOG (Smoke Fog) … or as an acronym—Simple Measure of Gobbledygook … SO MUCH BETTER THESE DAYS!
7-End life by means of current ELECTROCUTION (Electric Execution)
8-Loudspeaker system that sends audio messages to selected people, often used in offices INTERCOM (Internal Communication)
9-Flaky iced pastry CRONUT (Croissant Donut)
10-An episodic series of spoken word digital audio files that a user can download to a personal device for easy listening PODCAST (Ipod Broadcast)