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Try this name game

Does your first name have another meaning? As in "Norm" meaning "average"? "Frank" and "earnest"? (Or, "Ernest" and "frank"?) See how many words and first names you can identify. Hint: Some are homonyms.

* a creative expression

(three letters)

* a synonym for "shall"

* to wed

* oxidized

* a count, in Britain

* a red-breasted harbinger

* leaves for an ancient crown

* a thin beam of light

* the winner!

* a blue-feathered scolder

* a low, gentle neigh

* a cent

* a whirlpool

* a yellow-green color

* a star-shaped game piece

* a Spanish noble

* a Christmas song

* how a beach feels

* unearthed with a shovel

* sweet confections

* a rabbit's den

* loam

* a hive-dweller

* a short haircut

* a cribbage pin

ANSWERS

(1) Art; (2) Will; (3) marry, Mary; (4) Rusty; (5) Earl; (6) Robin; (7) Laurel;

(8) Ray; (9) Victor; (10) Jay; (11) whinny, Winnie; (12) Penny; (13) Eddy; (14) Kelly; (15) Jack; (16) Don; (17) Carol; (18) Sandy; (19) dug, Doug; (20) Candy; (21) Warren; (22) fill, Phil; (23) bee, Bea; (24) Bob (OK, or Buzz); (25) Peg.

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