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

 

Puzzle ID:#38294
Fun:*** (2.78)
Difficulty:* (1.09)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MikeMan1216Aus******
Corrected By:MarcM1098

 

 

 



Replace each word or words in parentheses with a one-word synonym to decipher a common phrase.

1. (Similar to) (male parent), (relating to) (male child).

2. (Everything) that (sparkles) is not (Au).

3. (Awful) (information) (moves) (lickety-split).


Answer

1. Like father, like son.
2. All that glitters is not gold.
3. Bad news travels fast.

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Comments

jasmin215**
Sep 15, 2007

wooo YAY first comment


i got the first two, no clue on tht last one

very fun mike
luckylefty*is*
Sep 15, 2007

That was really fun, I got them all except the gold one, that was really clever.
bradon182001*us*
Jul 12, 2009

Easy and clever. Fun teaser, thanks for posting.
doeheadAus*
Jul 12, 2009

Three old, well used phrases. Nice and easy.
Nicky101Aus*
Jul 12, 2009

Very fun! Short and sweet .
tahomacAus*
Jul 12, 2009

Awesome quiz!! Thanx
patiencewithaP*us*
Jul 12, 2009

Fun!
tova_lAus*
Jul 12, 2009

thanx so much for the teaser mike!
i got EVERY SINGLE ONE!!! although if it were created by a girl the third one would probably be "like mother, like daughter"!!!
auntiesisAus*
Jul 12, 2009

Very nice teaser, easy but cute.
Babe*
Aug 15, 2012

First again in 2012!! It was O.K. Easy, but still not boring. I liked it.

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