Archive for October 1st, 2010

(Funky Date) Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/01/10

Engraving of Daniel Boone, with autograph at b...

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All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse and a good wife.”   — Daniel Boone

(And, in that order, of course!  Originally, he ended this quote by saying a good knife.  But, then the Missus smacked him upside his head.)   — YUR 🙂

(Funky Date) Jumble Spoiler – 10/01/10

GymnastKathryn Howard, of the University of Ne...

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Visual Description:  Big applause following the floor routine.

LYGUL  =  GULLY,  NYLOP  =  PYLON,  DILERB  =  BRIDLE,  PREFIL  =  PILFER   —   Giving us:  LPODEPF

Clue/Question:  The gymnast won the event when she did this.

Answer:  FLOPPED

(Pretty liberal usage, guys!  Maybe one of these guys has a kid in gymnastics?  Maybe they’re up on the gymnastic jargon.  But, based on internet gymnastic glossaries, the closest term I could find was “flip-flop” – also known as “flic-flac” – which most of us would know as a back handspring.  I’m guessing it’s the very casual form of flip-flop.  I bet it made a few of you scratch your heads, until you realized that there is nothing else it could be.  Happy Friday, kids!)   — YUR


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