Fun ’n Friendsy

By Richard Latta


Famous Patriots

Can you crack the code and discover the last names of five well-known patriots from the United States?

Hint: P A T R I O T 6 25 14 10 9 4 14

a. __ __ __ __ __ 25 19 25 1 12

b. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 7 17 15 15 17 10 12 4 2

c. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 11 25 1 9 3 14 4 2

d. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 15 10 25 2 5 3 9 2

e. __ __ __ __ __ 11 17 2 10 24

Answers:

(a) Adams, (b) Jefferson, (c) Hamilton, (d) Franklin, (e) Henry.

Shortened Words Quiz

By taking two letters out of the words listed below, you can make two or more shorter ones without changing the order of the remaining letters.

a. tablet

b. shiny

c. sweater

d. hatching

e. shoulder

f. purpose

Answers:

(a) tale, able; (b) sin, shy; (c) water, sweat, swear; (d) hating, aching; (e) holder, soldier; (f) prose, purse.