That’s Cryptic + Stringamajig. If you aren’t into cryptics but are curious, there are a lot of good sites on the web on how to solve cryptic crosswords. If it doesn’t hold your interest, there’s always Stringamajig. Of course, you could do both; nothing would delight me more.
- Back off in burning platform (11)
- Smash a lot of rhinos (5)
- Jealousy of minister, nothing less (4)
Below is a set of six words. You need to string them together in one whacky sentence – or a profound one, if you wish. There’s no word limit. But if you want to break it up into more sentences, you do have a word limit of 15.
Flippant, Kiwi, Apprehend, Mortgage, Bang, Harpoon.
-Verbs could be used in any tense, mood and form.
-If a word has multiple meanings / parts of speech, you are free to use any.
May the whackiest sentence win. Well, there’s no winner – at least not yet. Just have fun with words.
Edited to add: The cryptic has been solved by catcharun. The answers appear in the comments. If you still want to give it a sincere shot – and I say you should – do not read the comments just yet. If you crack it, please state the answers in your comment; I’ll gladly take your word for it. -g