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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 08 Aug '03 00:44

    All these famous playwrights have had the vowels removed
    from their names and the first name joined to the surname.
    Can you sort them out ?

    1. DWRDLB
    2. SMLBCKTT
    3. BRTHLTBRCHT
    4. NLCWRD
    5. NTNCHKV
    6. RTHRMLLR
    7. LGPRNDLL
    8. JNRCN
    9. SPHCLS
    10.TNNSSWLLMS

    Have fun !

    IvanH.
  2. Standard member royalchicken
    CHAOS GHOST!!!
    08 Aug '03 00:48
    Originally posted by ivanhoe

    All these famous playwrights have had the vowels removed
    from their names and the first name joined to the surname.
    Can you sort them out ?

    1. DWRDLB
    2. SMLBCKTT
    3. BRTHLTBRCHT
    4. NLCWRD
    5. NTNCHKV
    6. RTHRMLLR
    7. LGPRNDLL
    8. JNRCN
    9. SPHCLS
    10.TNNSSWLLMS

    Have fun !

    IvanH.
    10. Tennessee Williams
    9. Sophocles
    8.
    7.
    6. Arthur Miller
    5. Anton Chekhov
    4.
    3.
    2. Samuel Beckett
    1.
  3. Standard member jimroebuck
    All right
    08 Aug '03 12:36
    Originally posted by ivanhoe

    All these famous playwrights have had the vowels removed
    from their names and the first name joined to the surname.
    Can you sort them out ?

    1. DWRDLB
    2. SMLBCKTT
    3. BRTHLTBRCHT
    4. NLCWRD
    5. NTNCHKV
    6. RTHRMLLR
    7. LGPRNDLL
    8. JNRCN
    9. SPHCLS
    10.TNNSSWLLMS

    Have fun !

    IvanH.
    3. Bertholt Brecht
    4. Noel Coward
  4. Standard member jimroebuck
    All right
    08 Aug '03 12:38
    1. Edward Albee
  5. 10 Aug '03 13:50


    That leaves nr.7 and nr.8.
    An Italian and a Frenchman ...

    Easy for the Italians and the French !

    IvanH.
  6. Standard member jot
    10 Aug '03 23:18
    8. Jean Racine

    7. Luigi Pirandello - I'm afraid I needed a bit of guesswork and some google for this one. Hope that's not cheating!
  7. 11 Aug '03 00:02


    Of course not , jot.

    I wanna thank you guys , Royalchicken , Jimroebuck and Jot
    for solving this 'Summer Sleuth".
    You get 10 points each , because I ran out of Ferraris ...

    IvanH.