More Silly SentencesLanguage brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.
Replace the words in the parenthesis with a proper synonym that would make sense in the sentences.
1. Dave herded the pigs back to their (instrument for writing).
2. The umpire screamed, "Strike three - you're out!" and Jack reluctantly headed back to the dugout. The crowd waited expectantly as the next (mixture of flour, milk and eggs) stepped up to the plate.
3. The old man raised the (competition between two teams) to his pipe and lit it.
4. Bob looked at the lake. It was frozen solid and ready to be tested. He wanted to skim across it immediately. He reached down and fastened the (large flat fish) to his foot.
An instrument for writing is a pen - which is also an enclosure for pigs.
A mixture of flour, milk and eggs is known as a batter - as is a baseball player stepping up to the plate to face the pitcher.
A competition between two teams is a match, which you also need to light a pipe.
A large flat fish is a skate - which is also needed on the foot when actually skating.
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