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Fun (740) : Word Games from our younger days

For archive (Updated on January 26, 2019)

First puzzle

Can one eat “My elder brother’s wife is feeling sleepy”?

My elder brother’s wife => sister-in-law => Mayee
is feeling sleepy => yawn => Thann
Combine them => Mayee + Thann
Transpose => Mayann + Thee => Mayannthee (Marion, delicious Burmese fruit)

Second puzzle

What is “Pin Le Dha Mya”?

Pin Le => is wide => Kyair
Dha Mya => plunders (takes by force) => Taik
Combine them => Kyair + Taik
Transpose => Kyaik + Tair (Love, …)

Pho Thaike

Pho Thaike’s boss asked, “If I give you a raise of 5 kyats to your present salary of 20 kyats, will you move to Na Shan?”

Pho Thaike’s response :

TWENTY
FIVE
TOE

PHO THAIKE
NO

NO GO
NA SHAN
TOWN.

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