Puzzle #99: Cars and companies
Name a make of car. Add one syllable to the front to get the name of an international company. Or, add a different syllable to to the front to get the name of a different international company. What car and companies are these?
(Hint: spelled a particular way, these two syllables are opposites.)
Puzzle #84: Extra Credit
Think of a common five-letter word. Change the first letter to the next letter of the alphabet, and anagram it to get another word. Together, the two words will form a phrase that describes something you might get with a credit card. What’s the phrase?
Puzzle #82: Price tag
Take a word that you might find on a price tag. Remove one letter from that word, and the result will be an acronym that you might also find on a price tag. What is the word, and what is the acronym?
Puzzle #81: Mutating musician
Name a 20th century American musician. Change one letter of his first name to get the first name of a sitcom character. Change one letter of his last name to get the first name of the actor who played that character. Who are the musician, character & actor?
Puzzle #79: A couple of words
Think of a two-word phrase that has been in the news lately. Taken separately, both words are associated with the same event in American history. What is the phrase, and what is the event?
Other generic tech terms include “wiki” and the already-approved “blog,” plus a derivative, “vlog”. “Badware,” “fansite,” “webzine,” “inbox,” and “darknet” all made it, too. And then there are the two social networking firms: MySpace and Facebook, which are now approved terms as well.