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    Animals in Hiding

    There is an animal hiding in each sentence below.
    Can you find the animals?

    Example: There's a 'bee' in "I'll be eleven next month."

    * * * * *

    1. We can go at six o'clock.

    2. It's nice to do good deeds.

    3. Take soap and a towel.

    4. Most rich people wear fancy clothes.

    5. You can keep the watch or sell it.

    6. Use a ladder.

    7. It will be a rainy day.

    8. I came late.

    9. Tell me if I should start now.

    10. Will a map help you?

    11. You should endeavor to be a very nice person.

    12. In classical physics, only sequential ionization can take place.

    13. Those engaged in flaming on the Internet go to bed angry.

    14. Nudists run around in the buff a lot.

    15. Miss America is a prestigous title because she epitomizes beauty.

    16. Since I have the skills to rappel, I can safely reach the cliff's bottom.

    17. I once saw a Buddhist monk eyeballing a girl in a bikini.

    18. She tried to swipe a cocktail dress off the rack at Macy's.

    19. The couple can't elope because they have no money.

    20. If you look closely, you can see a gleam in her eye.

    21. People on the go have to grab bites whenever they can.

    22. Don't be coy, Otello. It doesn't suit a Moorish general.

    23. Did you like the car I bought?

    24. A shish kabob caterer is a welcome site at a cookout.

    25. I abhor senators who misuse their offices.

    26. The hygienist gave the man a teeth whitening.

    27. CBS News had an enormous election coverage.

    28. No matter how basal a man derives his fortune, he is still a rich man.

    29. The raven would tap irritatingly on the window.

    30. Did you see the carnivorous plant eat errant bugs.

    31. Would you warm a dill omelette for me?

    32. A favorable outcome would depend on key conditions being met.

    33. It's called brain freeze, not freeze brain!

    34. There are good germs and there are bad germs.

    35. They moved to and fro, going absolutely nowhere.

    36. As a respected member of the GOP, her influence was substantial.

    37. When she picked up the pan, there was no handle.

    38. The 'fat slob' stereotype bothered him.

    39. With vim and vigor, I'll always do my best.

    40. Did you see Rudolph in any of his games?

    BONUS: He who would pimp a lady loses all dignity.
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    I'll do the easy ones.

    1) goat
    2) dog
    3) panda
    4) ostrich
    5) horse
    6) seal
    7) bear
    8) camel
    9) fish
    10) llama
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    4. bear
    8. camel
    23. cat
    24. cat , fish

    the problem I am not very good at English
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    The bonus is impala.
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    These are fun.

    11) beaver
    12) lion
    13) flaminggo (sic) ?
    14) buffalo
    15) sheep
    16) pelican
    17) monkey
    18) peacock
    19) antelope
    20) eagle
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    Quote Originally Posted by Amer View Post
    in
    4. bear
    8. camel
    23. cat
    24. cat , fish

    the problem I am not very good at English
    Amer,

    No bear in 4.

    No cat in 23.

    No fish in 24., but a special kind of cat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Random Variable View Post
    I'll do the easy ones.

    1) goat
    2) dog
    3) panda
    4) ostrich
    5) horse
    6) seal
    7) bear
    8) camel
    9) fish
    10) llama
    Random Variable,

    The first 10 are correct! Good job!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Random Variable View Post
    These are fun.

    11) beaver
    12) lion
    13) flaminggo (sic) ?
    14) buffalo
    15) sheep
    16) pelican
    17) monkey
    18) peacock
    19) antelope
    20) eagle
    13. is a mistake. Too many 'g's. I've fixed it.
    Last edited by masters; June 4th 2009 at 11:29 AM.
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    Ill edit this as I find more...
    Spoiler:

    30) Could it be ant or is that just a coincidence?
    31) armadillo
    32) donkey
    33) zebra
    34) badger
    35) frog
    36) gopher
    37) hen..?
    38) lobster
    39) gorilla but you maybe missed an a..?
    40) dolphin
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    21-30

    Spoiler:

    21) rabbit
    22) coyote
    23) caribou
    24) bobcat
    25) horse
    26) manatee
    27) mouse
    28) salamander
    29) raven?
    30) anteater
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    These are fun!

    Spoiler:

    1. We can go at six o'clock.
    2. It's nice to do good deeds.
    3. Take soap and a towel.
    4. Most rich people wear fancy clothes.
    5. You can keep the watch or sell it.
    6. Use a ladder.
    7. It will be a rainy day.
    8. I came late.
    9. Tell me if I should start now.
    10. Will a map help you?
    11. You should endeavor to be a very nice person.
    12. In classical physics, only sequential ionization can take place.
    13. Those engaged in flaming on the Internet go to bed angry.
    14. Nudists run around in the buff a lot.
    15. Miss America is a prestigous title because she epitomizes beauty.
    16. Since I have the skills to rappel, I can safely reach the cliff's bottom.
    17. I once saw a Buddhist monk eyeballing a girl in a bikini.
    18. She tried to swipe a cocktail dress off the rack at Macy's.
    19. The couple can't elope because they have no money.
    20. If you look closely, you can see a gleam in her eye.
    21. People on the go have to grab bites whenever they can.
    22. Don't be coy, Otello. It doesn't suit a Moorish general.
    23. Did you like the car I bought?
    24. A shish kabob caterer is a welcome site at a cookout.
    25. I abhor senators who misuse their offices.
    26. The hygienist gave the man a teeth whitening.
    27. CBS News had an enormous election coverage.
    28. No matter how basal a man derives his fortune, he is still a rich man.
    29. The raven would tap irritatingly on the window.
    30. Did you see the carnivorous plant eat errant bugs.
    31. Would you warm a dill omelette for me?
    32. A favorable outcome would depend on key conditions being met.
    33. It's called brain freeze, not freeze brain!
    34. There are good germs and there are bad germs.
    35. They moved to and fro, going absolutely nowhere.
    36. As a respected member of the GOP, her influence was substantial.
    37. When she picked up the pan, there was no handle.
    38. The 'fat slob' stereotype bothered him.
    39. With vim and vigor, I'll always do my best. [Typo?]
    40. Did you see Rudolph in any of his games?
    BONUS: He who would pimp a lady loses all dignity.

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    Thanks, Soroban. I see you added the word 'always' to #39 to make it correct. Excellent job, as always. Outstanding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Deadstar View Post
    Ill edit this as I find more...
    Spoiler:

    30) Could it be ant or is that just a coincidence?
    31) armadillo
    32) donkey
    33) zebra
    34) badger
    35) frog
    36) gopher
    37) hen..?
    38) lobster
    39) gorilla but you maybe missed an a..?
    40) dolphin
    Good job, Deadstar. I've fixed #39. You were right. I left out the 'a'.

    On #30, look at the next 5 letters after 'ant'
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    Yeah i saw what it was not long after i posted it. Got it half right anyway!
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