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Ditloids and Dingbats


These  are  so  fun!  You'll  love  'em!

What is a ditloid?
A ditloid is a phrase shortened into just the first letter of each word.  Generally there are numbers at the beginning.
The object of a ditloid is to figure out what the letters stand for.

Example:  360 DIAC

Answer:  360 Degrees In A Circle

What is a dingbat?
A dingbat is a combination of pictures and/or words and/or parts of words, which translate to a phrase.

Example:

Answer:  Hot Potato


Answers are at the bottom.

Ditloids Dingbats
1)  1EOAC Hint:  Think of Greek Mythological Monsters 1
2)  2TITCITH Hint:  Think of a Dr. Seuss Book 2
3)  3HOAC Hint:  Think of time. 3
4)  4SOAS Hint:  Think of math. 4
5)  5DIASW Hint:  S=school 5
6)  6FOAC Hint:  Think of math. 6
7)  7COTP Hint:  Think of geography. 7
8)  8LOAS Hint:  Think of the animal kingdom. 8
9)  9POAFT Hint:  Think of sports. 9
10)  10YIAD Hint:  Think of time. 10
 

Answers

  Answers

1 1 eye on a Cyclops 1

Eggs over easy

2 2 Things in the Cat in the Hat 2

Down Under

3 3 hands on a clock 3

Candle in the wind

4 4 sides on a square 4

Fly off the handle

5 5 days in a school week 5 Sukhbaatar Square
6 6 faces on a cube 6 It takes two to tango
7 7 continents on the planet 7 Too hot to handle
8 8 legs on a spider 8 Capricorn
9 9 players on a football team 9 To be or not to be
10 10 years in a decade 10 information

Want some more?

Here are some more ditloids:

ENGLISH GEOGRAPHY MATH MUSIC RELIGIOUS SCIENCE OTHER
7POS 7COTP 7SOAH 7NN 7CS 7COTR 7DIAW

 

 

 

 


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