“Word Wise,” Friend, May 1994, 43
It’s fun to learn new words. Test your understanding of the following eight words by finishing each sentence correctly. Feel free to use the dictionary.
If you had a timbrel, you would
play it in the band.
If you had an Appaloosa, you would
make a pie with it.
If you had some piccalilli, you would
take it for a walk.
If you had a mastiff, you would
attach it to a boat.
If you had a heliotrope, you would
take cough syrup for it.
If you had a gimlet, you would
use it to bore little holes.
If you had some lentils, you would
wear them only in winter.
If you had a dinghy, you would
eat it with peanut butter.