Saturday Stumper # 3 — Answers

Each of these words can have the same letter placed at the beginning and the end to form a new word. For example LIT becomes ELITE by adding an E at both ends. What are the new words?

EVE
ABLE
CARVE
AS
ON
ODE
ELUDE
APE
ATE
ROD


© Kevin Stone [www.brainbashers.com]

Answer:
L  + EVE    + L = LEVEL
T  + ABLE   + T = TABLET
S  + CARVE  + S = SCARVES
E  + AS     + E = EASE
G  + ON     + G = GONG
M  + ODE    + M = MODEM
D  + ELUDE  + D = DELUDED
L  + APE    + L = LAPEL
D  + ATE    + D = DATED
E  + ROD    + E = ERODE

What is half of two plus two?


© Kevin Stone [www.brainbashers.com]

Answer:
Either 2 or 3 depending on whether the initial two is halved first.

“half of two” plus two

or

half of “two plus two”

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I am a cradle Catholic, a native West Virginian, and a priest since April 24, 1982. Spiritual Direction has made a tremendous difference in my life and I encourage people to try it out. My motto is "Progress not perfection." I am grateful that God has done for me what I could not do for myself.
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