Thinking Thursdays

Thinking Thursdays – Wuzzles

Wuzzles? What are Wuzzles? I’m glad you asked. Wuzzles (also called Bamboozables) are word puzzles. They are a saying or phrase that is made up of a display of words, in an interesting way. The object is to try to figure out the well-known saying, person, place, or thing that each Wuzzle is meant to represent. They are usually presented in a box, but not always (and sometimes the box is used as part of the clue, but most of the time it’s just a box). My biggest hint is to think out loud and describe what you see.

Need an example? Here’s one for you:

Noon Good

The answer to this one is “Good Afternoon” and we know this because the word “good” comes after the word “noon,” so Good – after – noon. Good Afternoon.

Let’s see how many of the ones below you can guess correctly. I have 10 Wuzzles listed below, followed by a picture to separate the Wuzzles from the answers. Remember, no peeking allowed!

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10.

Photo by Olya Kobruseva on Pexels.com

The Answers

  1. Right between the eyes
  2. Get in shape
  3. Merry-go-round
  4. Looking high and low
  5. For rent
  6. Broken heart
  7. High seas
  8. Just right
  9. Kick in the butt
  10. Dr. Doolittle

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