“Fun Stop,” New Era, Sept. 2019, 24–25.
Ever tried eating spaghetti with a handful of tortilla chips? Or enjoyed the first course of a meal that consisted of nothing but a cookie, knife, and napkin?
Here’s a fun activity you can plan for your next youth activity or family night. Create a menu where all the items are in code. Each participant fills out several items from the menu for each of three courses. But there’s a catch. They must fill out all three courses ahead of time, before any food has been brought out.
See if you can match the code names below with their real life counterparts. Then create a menu from some of these (or names you create) and watch the hilarity ensue! Note: in your activity, you won’t provide the actual names for them to compare.
Excalibur, the Younger Years
360 Degrees of Russet
Lithosphere, Asthenosphere, Mesosphere
The Wrath of Poseidon
Discs of Delight
When Blonde Goes Auburn
Sweet Solidified Sunlight
Lovely Liquefied Sunlight
Perfected Extract of Bovine
Moses’s Finest Hour
Chips (crisps) or crackers
Veggies or salad
Macaroni and cheese
Lasagna, parfait, or anything else layered
Can you figure out which scripture stories are told by these emojis?
What’s a hink pink (a rhyming word pair) for somebody who hangs out on the sofa and is constantly grumpy? A couch grouch! (Oh, yeah. Go ahead and bask in the cheesiness.) Can you figure out the rest of the hink pinks?
The person who sells you an appliance for making smoothies.
When you go on a somewhat aimless walk and think deeply about the scriptures.
A large, round ball of incredibly hard rock that travels around a sun.
An institution of learning dedicated to studying precious stones.
When Jacob Marley—Scrooge’s old business partner—heats bread and butters it.
A sacrament meeting address that discusses parables about groups of sheep.
G (as in, “the dish ran away with the spoon” from “Hey Diddle Diddle!”)