# THE ANCHORMAN LIST

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1. 1
• 1 is A as in ANCHORMAN
• because there is one anchorman in front of the camera during the news
2. 2
• 2 is B as in BUGS
• BUNNY because he has two big ears.
3. 3
• 3 is C as in CAMPING
• because the international sign for camping is a triangle.
4. 4
• 4 is D as in DROMEDARY
• because it crosses the desert on four legs.
5. 5
• 5 is E as in ELEPHANT
• because it has four legs and a trunk making five.
6. 6
• 6 is F as in FLUTE
• because of the six holes up front.
7. 7
• 7 is G as in GARDEN
• (of Eden) because on the seventh day he rested in the garden.
8. 8
• 8 is H as in HAT
• because the figure 8 with a horizontal line through the top loop looks like Mr.
• Peanut with his tophat.
9. 9
• 9 is I as in an INDIAN
• because an Indian brave has 9 feathers in his headdress.
10. 10
• 10 is J as in JAPANESE
• because the Japanese business people think in terms of decades or ten year
• increments.
11. 11
• 11 is K as in KILO
• because kilo is a measurement and with eleven decimal places you can calculate
• the distance from the earth to the center of the galaxy to the last few inches.
12. 12
• 12 is L as in LADDER
• because a fireman can use a 12 rung ladder to save a child on the second story
• of a house.
13. 13
• 13 is M as in MILITARY
• because a dozen soldiers and their leader makes the thirteen in the film “The
• Dirty Dozen.”
14. 14
• 14 is N as in NO-THEATER
• because the Japanese No-Theater was developed in the 14th century.
15. 15
• 15 is O as in THE
• OLYMPIC GAMES because 15 hundredths of a second cannot be seen in a photo
• finish but can mean the difference between a gold or silver medal in the games.
16. 16
• 16 is P as in the PAIR
• of sixteen year olds named Paul and Mary who can be married in Germany.
17. 17
• 17 is Q as in QUEST
• the name of the space station, because it has seventeen levels within it.
18. 18
• 18 is R as in ROLLING
• HOME or RECREATIONAL VEHICLE because you need to be eighteen
• years of age to rent one.
19. 19
• 19 is S as in STUDENT
• because nineteen is the average age of a person starting college.
20. 20
• 20 is T as in TENNIS
• because the score is Two-Love or Two-Zero (twenty).
21. 21
• 21 is U as in UNPUNCTUALITY
• because missing an appointment at 9:00 PM or 21:00 hours is unpunctual.
22. 22
22 is V as in VASE because the creative craft of pottery used to form a vase can be creatively mimicked by flipping the left digit horizontally making the 2 and 2 look like a vase.
23. 23
• 23 is W as in WEIGHING
• SCALE because on opposite trays of the scale are the numbers two and
• three.
24. 24
• 24 is X as in XYLOPHONE
• (or X-MAS) because on December 24th, a toy xylophone with 24