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Camouflaged Capital Cities

• Find the capital cities of the world camouflaged, or hidden, in the sentences below.
• For example, "Athens" is camouflaged in the sentence "I lay on the sofa then slept."
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Last updated: August 11, 2019
First submittedDecember 11, 2014
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My Grandma put on a brave face during her illness
Maputo
I hope that all innkeepers reduce their rates
Tallinn
The tortoise was just too slow to beat the hare
Oslo
Peanut butter and jam enables good health
N'Djamena
The soldier saw too many wars away from home
Warsaw
The chili made by my aunt won the competition
Lima
We all drank a rare bottle of Romanée-Conti
Ankara
My dumb rat is lavatory-trained after just one day
Bratislava
Give this woman a massive round of applause!
Manama
On the tube, I jingle my bells to other commuters
Beijing
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level 46
Dec 11, 2014
Great quiz - you need to add an 'n' to in(n)keeper in the clue.
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level 62
Dec 11, 2014
Thanks for pointing that out - it's fixed.
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level 67
Dec 11, 2014
I typed in Beijing, Bratislava, Manama and they did not pop up. What's up?
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level 62
Dec 11, 2014
I just tested them and they work for me - was the yellow highlight in the correct box for those particular answers when you typed them?
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level 71
Mar 17, 2016
This is a variation on the old "negative polarity" answer that washing machine service centers used to use. When someone called to say that his or her machine was not working, the service representative would say "Have you checked to see whether you have negative polarity? Unplug the machine and then plug it in again and see whether that works." At which point the customer would discover, when going to see whether there was negative polarity, that the machine wasn't plugged in at all. Problem solved.
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