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Rebus Game

In the 1700's, a favorite amusement was to write rebus letters. Pictures represented words. The following examples are all from the letter shown at left, published by M Darly in 1778 (click on it to see it enlarged, with translation). Can you decipher what each rebus below represents? A link to the answers is at the bottom of the page.


  1. Rebus puzzle
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  7. Rebus puzzle
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