Archive for October 23rd, 2009

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/23/09

When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I’ve never tried before.”   — Mae West

(Atta girl, Mae!  You have to admire her spirit of adventure.) —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 10/23/09

Visual Description:  A classic two martini lunch scene.

KEHRI  =  HIKER,  RINGO  =  GROIN,  DEBOHL  =  BEHOLD,  INDAGE  =  GAINED   —   Giving us:  HIONHOGN

Clue/Question:  Drinks at lunch can lead to this.

Answer:  “HIGHNOON

(Didn’t it seem we were more productive, back in the day of the two martini lunch?  In those days the workers had more rights, and the employers were happy to provide those rights, even though they had to abide by regulations.  The word “profitablity” was a much more relative term.  There were a lot more companies, which made for honest competition.  Unfettered de-regulation, eventually, led to massive consolidation . . . and look where that got us.  Jobs were a lot more prevalent back in the day of the two martini lunch, that’s for sure!) —   YUR


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