Dr. Riesen’s Rebuses 2

Can you figure out what common phrases these rebuses represent?

The answers are:

  1. A drop in the bucket
  2. First edition
  3. Kick the bucket
  4. Feeling under the weather
  5. Don’t cut corners
  6. Pillow talk
  7. Don’t cry over spilled milk
  8. Jump the gun
  9. Spill the beans
  10. A piece of cake
  11. Back to square one
  12. Hold your horses
  13. Catch my drift
  14. Let the cat out of the bag
  15. Face the music
  16. Barking at the wrong tree

Wacky Wordies 2

Can you figure out what phrases and sayings are represented in the Wacky Wordies below?

The answers are:

  1. Leave no stone unturned
  2. Foot in the door
  3. Go on a double-date
  4. Green with envy
  5. Look square in the eye
  6. Broken promise
  7. Pull up alongside the curb
  8. Excuse me
  9. High-grade performance
  10. Take on a big job
  11. Split the difference
  12. He came out of nowhere
  13. Wait on hand and foot
  14. Suit to a T
  15. Know it forward and back
  16. A period in history
  17. Crooked lawyer
  18. Get up on the wrong side of bed
  19. Sign on the dotted line
  20. Disorderly conduct
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Spot the James Bond Film

Can you spot the five James Bond films?

The films are:

  1. “Diamonds are Forever” (Diamonds + R + Four + Heifer)
  2. “Moonraker” (Moon + Rake + R)
  3. “Octopussy” (Octopus + E)
  4. “Golden Eye” (Gold + Hen + Eye)
  5. “The World Is Not Enough” (The World + E’s + Knot + N + Oeuf)
Source:

This rebus is taken from the book “A Collection of Spots”. Inside the book you will find 48 more puzzles.

27 Figures of Speech

Find 27 figures of speech in the illustration by Ella Baron below.

  1.    A piece of cake
  2.    An ace up one’s sleeve
  3.    Big cheese
  4.    Play one’s cards close to one’s chest
  5.    Cats got your tongue
  6.    Cherry on the cake
  7.    Crow over
  8.    Cut the chase
  9.    Don’t put all your eggs in one basket
  10.    Hit the nail on the head
  11.    Have (one’s) plate full
  12.    Heart on one’s sleeve
  13.    Holding a cat by the tail
  14.    In a nutshell
  15.    Kick the bucket
  16.    Make ends meet
  17.    Picture is worth a thousand words
  18.    Joker in the pack
  19.    Put a bug in someone’s ear
  20.    Put one’s best foot forward
  21.    Red herring
  22.    Silver spoon in your mouth
  23.    Spill the beans
  24.    Tie in knots
  25.    The shoe is on the other foot
  26.    Time flies
  27.    You can’t make an omelette without breaking egg

Wacky Wordies 1

Can you figure out what phrases and sayings are represented in the Wacky Wordies below?

The answers are:

  1. Stacked deck
  2. Life of ease
  3. Holy mackerel!
  4. Straw vote
  5. Inflated ego
  6. Sloppy joes
  7. Rule of thumb
  8. T-squares
  9. Inverted pyramid
  10. Spinal cord
  11. Spring fever
  12. Checkered past
  13. “Me and My Shadow”
  14. Writer’s block
  15. Monograph
  16. Hollywood and Vine
  17. Striped bass
  18. Coconuts
  19. Knotty pine
  20. Bag of pipes
  21. Dotted Swiss
  22. Oliver Twist
  23. Comic strips
  24. Dead Sea Scrolls
  25. Chief of staff
  26. Mini stereo
  27. Test grid
  28. Old English sheepdog
  29. All-star game
  30. “Amazing Grace”