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The following groups of words each have something in common. Can you come up with what ties them together? Examples: A BALL – A FISH – A COLD are all caught and TRAP – FRENCH – GLASS are all doors. Good luck!
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They’re all taxes
They all fly
They’re all lines
They’re all cracked
They have lanes
They have claws
They have needles
They have pits
Find the one word that can be added in front of all words in each list below to form new compound words. Examples: Put the word “high” in front of the words “way” and “chair” and you get “highway” and “highchair.” Good luck!
Who Am I ?
Mystery Person #1
- I was born August 19, 1883, in Saumur, France.
- I spent my childhood in an orphanage after being placed there by my father following the death of my mother.
- While growing up in the orphanage, I was taught how to sew, a skill that served me well.
- My sewing talents and my unique sense of style helped me make a lasting impact in the world of women’s fashion
- Many of my simple, yet elegant designs are still popular today.
- I am internationally known by a nickname given to me during my early years while I was performing as a singer.
- Following World War II, I was questioned by the Allies about my involvement with a German officer during Germany’s occupation of France. No official charges were ever brought up against me.
- Although you may know I was the first fashion designer to have a signature fragrance, you may not realize that I only owned a small percentage of the highly popular perfume that bears my name and continues to sell well across the globe.
- Katherine Hepburn starred in a Broadway musical based on my life and Shirley MacLaine played me on television.
- My life story has been the subject of many biographies over the decades.
Mystery Person #2
- I was born on December 8, 1925 in New York City.
- I grew up to become a popular actor, comedian, singer and dancer.
- My parents were vaudeville performers and my paternal grandmother cared for me as young child.
- I started performing in vaudeville with my father when I was just three years-old. We performed with another man as a trio and toured the country.
- I worked on television, in movies and on Broadway, appearing in the original “Ocean’s 11” film and on Broadway in “Mr. Wonderful.”
- I kissed Archie’s cheek on “All in the Family,” and it was an iconic moment.
- Lots of folks called me “Mister Show Business,” particularly after my success as a headliner in Las Vegas.
- I toured internationally with some big names, including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martine, and Liza Minnelli.
- I received the Kennedy Center Honors and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Mystery Person #3
- I was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, in 1918.
- My parents were Jewish immigrants from Russia.
- During my college years, I worked as a radio announcer and newscaster.
- I spent several years in the United States Navy during World War II, serving as communications officer.
- I began working in television in the 1950s and later became one of the most well-respected news journalists in the industry.
- My rise to fame began when I became a full-time correspondent for CBS News in the early 1960s.
- In 1968, I began hosting a television news show, one of the first and most famous to use a magazine-type format.
- I was known for my distinctive interview method of approaching people without any warning to question them on camera.
- My son followed in my footsteps to become a successful newscaster and host.