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WORD GAMES...TRIVIA

Here are some word games for the older kids and grown-ups. For smaller kids' games...check out the Kid's Playhouse.

Anagram Quotes

See if you can figure out these popular Christmas sayings...

Unscramble the letters in each phrase to reveal it.

1. SU MRCW ISA Y OEWTS IHRYRAEHM

2. RYA E DPWAN PAH ENAY!

3. FEIRSGBAR TESOYHEN HU TNI SETT

4. PSTG PKRYE NINIRJC NS AOAT FUOO

5. SRA NES ONRFHE STA HET SEOIOT

6. MEYSP'O LH KCOID HREA HRES TLO LHT NAEIEOEF

7. PG SGRME GY HNDD HIONO BEGIFUI

8. WB'I KCNAT H MESD KCE TSECTAIL NI HINAI

9. UGBE THE VYNU ENECIYN HO AOAR

10. YSD VROUL EO, GBSSEENE

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Quick Quiz!!

1. What was Charles Dickens' first choice for the phrase "Bah Humbug!"?

2. If one totalled all of the gifts presented by the lover in the "Twelve Days of Christmas," how many total gifts did the object of his affections receive?

3. What are the names of the eight reindeer who flew with Rudolph leading the way?

4. What was the first musical instrument on which "Silent Night" was played?

5. What year were electric lights first used on a Christmas tree?

6. Over what country did good King Wenceslas rule?

7. In what country did the poinsettia originate?

8. What two states have towns named "Santa Claus?"

9. What was the name of the Grinch's poor dog?

10. What were the names of the three Wisemen?

11. Who is the evil nemesis of the Nutcracker in "The Nutcracker Suite" by Tchaikovsky?

12. In the original "Miracle on 34th Street," who played Maureen Sullivan's daughter?

13. How did George know that Clarence had received his angel wings in "It's A Wonderful Life?"

14. What hapless tool-man ended up the victim of "The Santa Clause?"

15. What plant sprig is inducive to holiday smooching?

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Anagram Quote Answers

1. We wish you a Merry Christmas

2. And a Happy New Year!

3. Chestnuts roasting by the fire

4. Jack Frost nipping at your nose

5. Tis the reason for the season

6. There's no place like home for the holidays

7. Oh, bring me some figgy pudding.

8. He's making a list and checking it twice.

9. Have you been naughty or nice

10. God bless us, everyone

Quick Quiz Answers

1. "Bah Christmas!" {Christmas Carol Trivia Book}

2. 364 {my calculator}

3. Dancer, Prancer, Donner, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dasher, Blitzen

4. A guitar.

5. 1895.

6. Bohemia.

7. Mexico.

8. Indiana and Idaho.

9. Max

10. Caspar, Balthazar and Melchior

11. The King of the Mice

12. Natalie Wood.

13. He heard a bell ring.

14. Tim Allen

15. Mistletoe

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