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Fish Lingo

Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.

 

Puzzle ID:#20646
Fun:*** (2.9)
Difficulty:*** (2.86)
Category:Language
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



Each of the following clues describes two words. One of the words is a type of fish. The other word is that fish with one of the following changes: a letter added anywhere (eel reel), a letter deleted anywhere (carp cap), a letter changed anywhere (shark spark). There is no rearrangement of the other letters. No fish is used more than once.

1) This is a metallic fish.
2) This is a medical fish.
3) This is a frozen fish.
4) This is a fish that removes chaff from grain.
5) This is a fish that sinks.
6) This is a musical instrument that is played by a fish in a marching band.
7) This is clothing for a fish.
8) This is what you get when you cross a fish with a dog.
9) This is where a fish can drink liquor.
10) This is a long scarf worn by a fish.
11) This is a jogging gait of a fish.
12) This is a cart for a fish.




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Comments

nunya*
Jan 28, 2005

clever et fun but i had a gar bar
OniChris*
Jan 30, 2005

Heh, I love teasers like that. Combalations!
AtropusAnz*
Jan 31, 2005

I'd have been happier if there were less fish and only the commonly known ones. Nice teaser though.. very original. *yay*
froggyggAus*
Apr 09, 2005

Good teaser. I didn't get even half of the answers - I do not like fish!
ebrahamAph*
Apr 06, 2008

It's fun! I'm #4 to post, yay!
(user deleted)
Jun 08, 2009

you see my emotions for this
bradon182001*us*
Jul 06, 2010

Very good teaser. Took lots and lots of thought.
klsowell**
Jun 23, 2013

Sturgeons aren't fish otherwise cool teaser
spikethru4*au*
Jun 23, 2013

From Wikipedia: "Sturgeon is the common name used for some 26 species of fish in the family Acipenseridae"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sturgeon

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