How to Use the Comparative Method for Fun and Profit—Al Tayo-Nostradamus, Esq. SpecGram Vol CXCII, No 2 Contents Featured Selection—Bridget du Pont

A Collection of Linguistics Themed Clues

Jonathan Downie

All these are terrible pun clues around a linguistics theme. How many can you get?

  1. Dues paid for errant trigonometry.
  2. Sounds like the clocks of the order Formicidae. No talking.
  3. Your Amtrak is not on time, Mr Bean.
  4. Insects in the rug at the Czech capital.
  5. Food writer swaps Chicago rapid transit system for pirate speak.
  6. Ms Kournikova with more than one forum.
  7. Eat snow gear, garden person!
  8. An examination of a criticism of dessert.
  9. Ballerina’s spin ends early in sudden realisation.
  10. An order for the Insect from 4 to propel you by boat.

If you think you’ve figured out the answers, submit your solution to the editors of SpecGram by October 1st, 2022, and you could win a prize. Solutions and winners will be announced in the next issue of SpecGram.

How to Use the Comparative Method for Fun and ProfitAl Tayo-Nostradamus, Esq.
Featured SelectionBridget du Pont
SpecGram Vol CXCII, No 2 Contents