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Rebus brain teasers use words or letters in interesting orientations to represent common phrases.


Puzzle ID:#11758
Fun:*** (2.44)
Difficulty:*** (2.89)
Submitted By:Codammanus***
Corrected By:dumbell




What is the commonly used expression below?



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Apr 23, 2003

Good job. May I make one small observation for my kid brother who likes this teaser so much. He said that technically it should read For all IN(tents) and IN(purposes). I don't necessarily agree with him. More teasers please.
Apr 23, 2003

I'm glad I've reached the next generation. As for the observation, according to Henry VIII (his quote) there should be only one "IN" that is: "For (or To) all intents and purposes."
Apr 23, 2003

Yes you are right. For all intents and purposes. What my kid bro meant was that the way the teaser was written the technical answer would be For all intents and inpurposes because For All was IN both tents and purposes. Btw my kid bro's user name is SCRAMBLE. Check out his teasers when he starts submitting his own. Smile.
Apr 29, 2003

You know, that is exactly what I thought you meant the first time. I went with my second thought. (First thoughts pay more). Waiting patiently for the first from Scramble.
Jun 01, 2006

I'm always a sucker for a good rebus and THAT was a good one!!!
Jul 09, 2007

Difficult teaser but nice explanation!

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