Rebus brain teasers use words or letters in interesting orientations to represent common phrases.
What phrase is illustrated below?
A shot across the bows
Jul 11, 2004
|An ingenious idea, but it is sabotaged by the typographical arrangement, which is right now:|
By the time the next comment is posted, I hope it will have been changed to
The name of the teaser, Avast!, may be a useful hint to those few who happened to know its meaning, or bother to look it up before attempting to solve the teaser rather than afterwards, as I did. It is "a nautical command to stop or cease".
Jul 16, 2004
|I think it was done well - if it ain't broke don't fix it |
Sep 03, 2007
|nice teaser! either way i dont get the phrase because i never heard that phase before |
what is avast?
May 25, 2009
|I know the expression, I just couldn't figure this out from the clues. Sorry, but thanks for posting. |
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