Lea must have heard my recent call for more letters, since this morning, with a big thump, her package arrived, revealing some fantastic curious little things. Lea is an artist from Berkeley, California, who has been sharing her ideas on curiosity, wonder and the everyday with me after stumbling upon this blog. She sent a pencil poem and two sets of her gorgeous PhenomeNonsense Puzzle Cards, which consist of drawings of hybrid creatures and objects on the front and the matching words on the back. They are combinations of two words or phrases that have overlapping sounds, such as, in the first example below,
computer + turtle = computurtle.
Click here for answers to the other ones. And hey. Don’t cheat.