Tuesday, February 8, 2011

A Valentine Rhyming Game GIVEAWAY!

Giveaway Closed!

I made up this *Famous Couples* game several years ago, for a Valentine Social at our church. Here are some 'rhymes' that hint at a famous couple or *half* of the couple. Can you name the couples? Put on your thinking caps ~ here we go!

1. They didn't have a New Home,

White or Singer with treadle,

Just a simple needle to make dwellings

not of wood nor of metal

(Answer: Priscilla and Aquilla)

2. Many can imitate this *fowl* guy, I'd guess

But hand him a napkin to wipe off the mess

(Answer: Daisy and Donald Duck)

3. He said, "I have been a sojourner

in a foreign land

The priest of Midian

gave him his daughter's hand

(Answer: Moses and Ziphorah)

4. Their marriage was an

elegant royal affair,

But his death was almost more

than she could bare.

(Answer: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert)

5.To some this riddle

may seam a hoax.

To that I'll say

"That's All Folks!"

(Answer: Petunia and Porky Pig)

6. He is know for his faith,

she for great beauty,

Their descendants would number

like the sands at the sea.

(Answer: Abraham and Sarah)

7. She was a patient woman,

her man to marry,

A 'Neanderthal' man

who worked down at the quarry.

(Answer: Fred and Wilma Flintstone)

8. She gathered his wheat

and then slept at his feet

(Answer: Ruth and Boaz)

9. I hear his army he knew to command,

but what the heck was he doing with his hand?

(Answer: Napoleon and Josephine)

10. They were neighbors and friends,

though their place was a sty,

To the lady who wrote

"The Egg and I."

(Answer: Ma and Pa Kettle)

11. Of all his wives, she was the favored,

Another seven years

for her he had labored.

(Answer: Jacob and Rachel)

12. She loved a double-chinned,

one eyed sailor man,

Whose favorite *green* food

came out of a can.

(Answer: Popeye and Olive Oyl)

13. She loved a father,

though he wasn't hers.

But he was both

mine and *yers*.

(Answer: George and Martha Washington)

14. They say girls like her

have more fun,

but just give him his favorite sandwich

when the day is done!

(Answer: Blondie and Dagwood Bumstead)

15. I'm sure they looked

just like me and you,

But maybe not having

what some oranges do!

(Answer: Adam and Eve)

16. Perhaps she had scissors

beneath her dresses,

That she used to sever

his long flowing tresses!

(Answer: Samson and Delilah)

17. Their home was in the future,

space ships for cars,

And a dog that spoke

all his words beginning with "r's".

(Answer: George and Jane Jetson)

18. She took a bath

where he could peek,

The king who once

had tended sheep.

(Answer: David and Bathsheba)

19. He flew through the air

with the greatest of ease,

But no trapeze for him,

he used vines hung from trees.

(Answer: Tarzan and Jane)

20. With a horse named Silver,

and his 'Kimo Sabe'

This hero righted all wrongs,

(it was kinda his hobby)

He ousted villians from the land,

and at his shows end we all said,

"Who was that masked man?"

I wish he lend me aid!

(Answer: The Lone Ranger and Tonto)

21. This wacky New York City housewife

Husband Ricky, friends the Mertz~

found herself in many a fix.

I laughed so hard

until I cried

And my sides ~

Oh they do hurts!

(Answer: Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz)

22. He was quite short

Her hair was quite long,

"I've got you, Babe"

was their memorable song.

(Answer: Sonny and Cher)

23. He was quite dashing

in the Civil War Era,

Her home was a farm

down South named 'Tera'

(Answer: Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara)

24. Together they robbed

and together they killed.

This stuck in the lawmens' gullet.

But it all came to an end,

No more to offend,

They lived as they died ~

by the bullet.

(Answer: Bonnie (Parker) and Clyde (Barrow))

25. This wholesome cowboy, and his horse Trigger

Saved the day in the end,

Then into the sunset he rode with his wife

Singing, "Happy Trails to you, until we meet again!"

(Answer: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans)

26. They started it all, like 'Dancing with the stars"

They danced their way to fame.

She in high heals and elegant dresses,

He in tails, top hat and cane.

(Answer: Fred Astair and Ginger Rogers)

27. They sold a plot and made a lot!

"We gave it all" they lied.

T'was their last, the die was cast,

For their sin they both had died.

(Answer: Ananias and Sapphira)

28. His dad might have killed him,

But God saved his life.

The love of his life

Then became his wife.

(Answer: Isaac and Rebecca)

29. Cheese could be their favorite food.

You can see them at Disneyland, if you're in the mood!

(Answer: Mickey and Minnie Mouse)

30. (I had one more for Romeo and Juliet, but can't find it. Can you make up a riddle

for them?)


How many can you name? Please put your answers in the comment box.

I will post the answers on Valentines Day!

And the *FOLLOWER* who has the most correct answers

will win their choice of a Bread Keeper


a Country Fresh Clothespin Bag

from my Etsy Store.

(You must give BOTH names of the couple.

You must be a follower to win. Please tell

me along with your comment ON THIS POST that you are a follower or

have just become a follower, and leave an email address so I can contact you if you win.)

(In case of a tie, high scorers will be placed in a 'hat'

and winner *randomly* drawn by Gentleman Farmer.)

Added: I did want to mention that YOUR answers/comments will not be posted until Monday, the 14th so as not to give unfair advantage to anyone else!


"And now abideth faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is


I Corinthians 13:13


The BUTT'RY and BOOK'RY said...

Wow! These are fun brain teasers! I am going to have to work real hard to solve some of them!
At least I recognise Bible ones!
Blessings, Linnie

LDH said...

2. Daffy and Daisy Duck
3. Moses and wife
4. Princess Caroline and Stefano (Monaco)
5. Bugs and Lola Bunny
6. Abraham and Sarah
8. Naomi and Boaz
9. Napoleon and Josephine
10. Ma and Pa Kettle
11. Jacob and Rachel
12. Popeye and Olive Oyl
13. Blondie and Dagwood
15. Barbie and Ken
16. Sampson and Delilah
17. George and Jane Jetson
18. David and Bathsheba
19. Tarzan and Jane
20. Lone Ranger and Tonto
21. Lucy and Ricky Ricardo
22. Sonny and Cher
23. Charlotte and Brett
24. Bonnie and Clyde
25. Roy Rogers and Dale Evans
26. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
27. Annaias and Sephirah
28. Isaac and Rebekah
29. Mickey and Minnie Mouse

Still working on 1, 7, 14 and 30!

LDH said...

Forgot to mention I am a follower and John just reminded me Moses' wife was the Ethiopian woman. :)

Be back soon...

Scrappy Gifts said...

7. Fred and Wilma?
12. Popeye and Olive Oil
17. George and Jane Jetson
19. Tarzan and Jane
22. Sonny and Cher

I have to think on the others some more.
New Follower
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Simply Heart And Home said...

I will have to try tomorrow. I think I've coughed my brain dry tonight. A few look familiar but some of those are hard!



Rebecca said...

I'm impressed with the "labor of love" you put into this project. I hope I can come up with and submit a list of winning answers.

Rebecca said...

1. Aquilla & Priscilla
3. Moses & Zipporah
5. Donald & Daisy Duck
6. Abraham & Sarah
7. Fred & Wilma Flintstone
8. Ruth & Boaz
9. Napoleon & Josephine
10. Pa & Ma Kettle
11. Jacob & Rachel
12. PopEye & Olive Oil
14. Dagwood & Blondie
15. Adam & Eve
16. Samson & Delilah
17. George & Jane Jetson
18. David & Bathesheba
19. Tarzen & Jane
20. Lone Ranger & (Tonto?)
21. Desi & Lucy Arnez
22. Sonny & Cher
23. Scarlette O'hara & Rhett Butler
24. Bonnie & Clyde
25. Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
26. Fred Astair & Ginger Rogers
27. Ananias & Sapphira
28. Isaac & Rebecca
29. Mickey & Minnie Mouse
30. Two star-crossed lovers
Who with their last breaths
United feuding families
By their premature deaths.

Marqueta (Mar-keet-a) said...

Dear Lady Farmer,

Whew! I'm stumped on quite a few, but here are the ones I could think of~ 4. Victoria and Albert 5.Warner Brothers? 7.Fred and Wilma Flintstone 8. Ruth and Boaz 11. Isaac and Rachael 12. Olive Oil and Popeye 14.Blondie and Dagwood 16. Samson and Delilah 17. George and Mrs. Jetson 18.David and Bathsheba 19. Tarzan and Jane 20. Lone Ranger and Tonto 21. Lucy and Ricky 22. Sonny and Cher 23. Rhett and Scarlett 24. Bonnie and Clyde 25. Roy Rogers and Dale Evans 26. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers 28. Minnie and Mickey Mouse

That's about all I can do for now! Hope you're having a wonderful weekend.



LDH said...

This was so fun! Congrats to the winner :)