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Puzzle ID:#46857
Fun:*** (2.25)
Difficulty:*** (2.39)
Submitted By:dalfamnestAnz******




Each sentence omits a word that contains 'FUN' in order. A synonym or clue is written in the 'Hint' section.

Every answer is definitely not a 'fun' word - but I hope that won't make it 'Boring'!

e.g. It was an ____ practical joke, and quite upsetting. [Hint: unamusing]
Answer: unfunny

If your brain is FUNctioning, get started!

1. The Simpsons: one of the TV's favourite _____ families!

2. Because it was _____, the Youth Holiday Programme never even got started.

3. The fans were in a _____ mood when their hero missed an easy shot at the goal.

4. By his _____ reply to me, it was clear my boss didn't really care!

5. When my holiday in Europe was canceled, I was dismayed to learn that the discount airfare was _____.

6. I was given a tube of _____ cream for my skin infection.


1. dysFUNctional [or possibly 'malFUNctioning]
2. underFUNded
3. FUNereal
4. perFUNctory
5. nonreFUNdable
6. antiFUNgal


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Oct 13, 2011

The simpsons put the "fun" is Dys"fun"ctional!

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