We haven't had a day of silliness for quite a while now. I thought that today we would have a little fun and mental exercise by doing some anagrams. After all, it is Friday, right? Right!
These anagrams are compliments of the Old Farmer's Almanac. So get the old grey matter working and enjoy yourselves.
A somber color I am found, And as to dirt I little show it; But if you fairly turn me round, Behold I am a poet. [ANSWER]
Change these words into a single word: hard case. [ANSWER]
Change these words into one word: Nine thumps. [ANSWER]
Change these words into one word: One hug [ANSWER]
Complete, I am an ill-placed zephyr; behead me, and I am floating logs; behead me again, and I am part of a ship. [ANSWER]
Emblem of majesty am I, which "shows force of temporal power," but twist me about and I become a thing which makes even monarchs cower. [ANSWER]
Everyone keeps me on hand, I've ever to labor bent; but twist me about and then I'm only an ornament. [ANSWER]
Find a word of six letters, something many people laugh at; subtract one letter and leave what many worship. [ANSWER]
Form a single word from this sentence: I hire parsons. [ANSWER]
Form a single word from: best in prayer. [ANSWER]
If you want to take your time while looking these over, may I suggest that we have another cup of coffee? That's not much of a puzzle, is it...?