AnagramsLanguage brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.
Below are sentences that have two missing words. These words are anagrams of each other. To make life a little easier for you, I have included the first letter and number of letters needed for each word.
1. When my brother was a little younger, people thought him to be very (H______ 6) because he fought in the war. Since returning home, it seems he is destined to become the (C ______ 6) of my father's estate.
2. I opened the door of my (W______ 8) and found my grandfather's antique pistol wrapped in cloth. I examined it carefully and discovered the bore of the gun needed a (D______ 8) to remove the rust deposits.
3. We were all sitting around the campfire in Vietnam wondering whether we had any (S______5) for our tea, when suddenly we saw a herd of (G______5) heading in our direction.
Answer1. Heroic; Coheir
2. Wardrobe; Drawbore
3. Sugar; Gaurs
Coheir: a person who is a joint heir to an estate.
Drawbore: The method of enlarging the bore of a gun barrel. Rather than thrusting, a revolving tool is drawn through the barrel.
Gaurs: a large wild ox from S.E. Asia.
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