Making a Name for Yourself
Remember how Mrs. Doubtfire got her name from a newspaper headline? Robin Williams's character, desperate for an alias, searched the room till he spotted the article âPolice Doubt Fire was Accidental." And the rest is history. Weird, weird history. But did you know? There are many other famous people who coined their names after jamming two words together. In this week's puzzle, you'll determine who they are.
Each sentence below includes the first name of a famous figure and a blank where two words (that happen to sound spell that celebâs last name) can fit to make a complete sentence. Careful, because pronunciation may change! For example, in the first clue, you can put OLD MAN, as in GARY OLDMAN
1. Even when Gary is an ____, he will still maintain his youthful spirit.
2. Clint noticed that at lumberyards in the ______ was more expensive than in the
3. Jimmy knew the floor was slippery, so he took care not to _____ his rear end.
4. "What exactly can oat _____ for my diet?" wondered Marlon.
5. As a summer counselor, Neve's job was to ring the _____ every morning to wake
6. In hunting season, Ryan will just ____ a rifle over his shoulder and head out the
7. Isaac came home from Lowe's with a brand _____ of bricks to line the patio.
8. Robert had a lot of cars, but his favorite was his poppy _____ Mustang.
9. Norman's band was known to _____ past midnight.
10. Kristen liked to paint with thick soups and goulashes; she called it _____.
11. Michael was a little like Frankenstein because he had a _____ his neck.
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Scroll down for the answers!
1. OLD MAN
2. EAST WOOD
3. FALL ON
4. BRAN DO
5. CAMP BELL
6. GO SLING
7. NEW TON
8. RED FORD
9. ROCK WELL
10. STEW ART
11. BOLT ON
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