Charades





Five of the group are selected to act out a charade. These five act out

a word in pantomime. While they are doing this a second group of five

is selected and prepares to act out another word, immediately following

the presentation by the first group. The audience is given three

minutes to guess each charade. Should it succeed in doing this, then

the members of the group each choose a substitute for themselves, thus

making a third group of five. While this last group is preparing a

charade, the second group is putting on its pantomime, and so the game

continues. If the audience fails to guess the word within the required

time, then the same group is given an opportunity to act another word.

Good charade words are as follows:



Aeroplane Air-oh-plane

Antarctic Aunt-ark-tick

Buccaneer Buck-can-ear

Charlatan Char-lay-tan

Falcon Fall-con

Handicap Hand-eye-cap

Handkerchief Hand-cur-chief

Microscope My-crow-scope

Automobile Ought-oh-mob-eel

Pilgrimage Pill-grim-age

Sausage Saw-sage

Stiletto Still-let-toe

Bandage Band-age

Stationary Station-airy

Feline Fee-line

Rainbow Reign-beau

Bookworm Book-worm

Handsome Hand-some

Penitent Pen-eye-tent

Cribbage Crib-age

Broomstick Broom-stick

Infancy In-fan-sea

Hornpipe Horn-pipe

Eyelash I-lash

Forswear Four-swear

Masquerade Mass-cur-aid

Melancholy Melon-collie

Pantry Pan-tree

Tennessee Ten-I-see

Antidote Aunt-I-dote

Definite Deaf-in-ate





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