Fun ’n Friendsy

by Vicki H. Budge


German Puzzle

Some German (Deutsch) and English (Englisch) words are much alike. Many words used in the following crossword puzzle are similiar in both languages.

Crossword puzzle

Across

3. book

5. on

6. girl student

8. glove

12. boy student

14. angel

17. shoemaker

18. love

19. brother

22. anchor

23. father

24. luck

25. stuck

Down

1. old

2. stone

4. hand

5. hang on

7. and

9. alone

10. sister

11. handbook

12. school

13. telephone

15. shoe

16. maker

20. mother

21. apple

22. all

German words used (in alphabetical order)

all

engel

schuhmacher

allein

glück

schule

alt

hand

schwester

an

handbuch

steckte

anhängen

handschuh

stein

anker

liebe

student

apfel

macher

studentin

bruder

mutter

telephon

buch

schuh

und

   

vater

Answers:

Across—(3) buch, (5) an, (6) studentin, (8) handschuh, (12) student, (14) engel, (17) schuhmacher, (18) liebe, (19) bruder, (22) anker, (23) vater, (24) glück, (25) steckte. Down—(1) alt, (2) stein, (4) hand, (5) anhängen, (7) und, (9) allein, (10) schwester, (11) handbuch, (12) schule, (13) telephon, (15) schuh, (16) macher, (20) mutter, (21) apfel, (22) all.

Riddles

Why does a man put on his right shoe first? Because it would be silly to put on his wrong one.

How many letters are there in the word bone? Two. If you take away B, one remains.

How can you change a pumpkin into another vegetable? Toss it in the air, and it will come down squash.