The consolidations in the list below are the result of eradicating four-letter male names from thirty words and closing up any subsequent spaces formed. (Perhaps a more apt title would have been "Four - The Boys"?) Restore as many of these guys as you can to their rightful positions in order to identify the original words. Fear not, however - MENsa membership is not a prerequisite for a successful pursuit of this challenge!
"What's In? - A Name! - Part V,"
Word Ways: Vol. 42
, Article 27.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol42/iss2/27