FRACTURED PHRASES

Here’s a fun little word game for those of you who like brain teasers.

I will give you a clue by answering the first one of these well-known titles or phrases so you will know what to expect. Some may take longer to solve than others, but I‘m sure you can get them all. Merely read each phrase aloud to yourself and listen to the sound and rhythm of the words. Fast phrasing may help:

1. Radar Softer Laws Stark: Raiders of the Lost Ark
2. Shell Off Smee Shell Off Smee Knot:
3. Dusk Harlot Ladder:
4. Them Pyres Tracts Bach:
5. Ooze Off Raid Huff Fortune Yaw Wharf?:
6. Whomper Data Tuba Data:
7. Men wile Pack Adder Wrench:
8. Force Currents Heaven Yours Hag Hoe:
9. Echoer Deck Curried Hock:
10. Depict Sheriff Torah Yank Ray:
11. Heap Lorry Bassoon Hum:
12. Hate Pauline Decide Park Head:
13. Ultra Stop Hen Knob Plastic, Hoe:
14. Specks Awfully Hank Curry Up Hex Tech:
15. Less Strain Took Larks Fill:
16. Gimmick Rag Conan Eyed Okayer:
17. Apple Latch Her Leech Hence Toothy Fleck:
18. Up Pig Visional Lid Help Bond:

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Radar Softer Laws Stark - Raiders of the Lost Ark
Shell Off Smee Shell Off Smee Knot - She loves me, she loves me not
Dusk Harlot Ladder - The Scarlet Letter
Them Pyres Tracts Bach - The Empire Strikes Back
Ooze Off Raid Huff Fortune Yaw Wharf - Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Whomper Data Tuba Data - One potato, two potato…
Men wile Pack Adder Wrench - Meanwhile, back at the ranch…
Force Currents Heaven Yours Hag Hoe - Four score and seven years ago…
Echoer Deck Curried Hock - Hickory, dickory, dock…
Depict Sheriff Torah Yank Ray - The Picture of Dorian Grey
Heap Lorry Bassoon Hum - e pluribus unum
Hate Pauline Decide Park Head - 8-ball in the side pocket
Ultra Stop Hen Knob Plastic, Hoe - All dressed up and no place to go
Specks Awfully Hank Curry Up Hex Tech - Speak softly and carry a big stick
Less Strain Took Larks Fill - Last Train to Clarksville
Gimmick Rag Conan Eyed Okayer - Jimmy crack corn and I don’t care…
Apple Latch Her Leech Hence Toothy Fleck - I pledge allegiance to the flag…
Up Pig Visional Lid Help Bond - A big fish in a little pond