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1. ___-___ jokes are fun for kids: A. ___ ___! B. Who's there? A. Doris. B. Doris who? A. Doris locked--that's why I knocked.
2. In Iraq, the US has erected 14-foot ___ walls to help restrict the number and locations of bombings.
3. The attacks by Al Qaeda on Sept. 11, 2001 were a complete ___ to the federal government.
4. Don't make a ___ that you can't (or won't) keep.
7. Each new President ___s that he will preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.
10. Challenger had ___ gotten off the ground when it exploded in 1986, killing all seven astronauts.
11. Their relationship ended on a sour ___ when she discovered that he was cheating on her.
12. "The ___ will out" means that eventually, people always discover a lie.
13. "The ___" is a famous (and scary) painting by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch.
14. Some drivers play their music at a ___ that annoys others in nearby cars.


1. You kids please ___ ___ ___! Your daddy's trying to talk on the phone.
2. The driver told the officer that the ___ ___ in his front seat was for protection.
5. How you can call that "___"? It just sounds like someone yelling at the top of their lungs.
6. Almost everyone who tries to learn English thinks that it's a ___ language.
8. Soldiers ___ in parades and die on battlefields.
9. Before there were ___ systems, there was no need for two speakers.