Archive for December 18th, 2010

Jumble Spoiler – 12/18/10

An excerpt from the September 8, 1892 Youth's ...

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Visual Description:  Members of an audience reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

OINES  =  NOISE,  DUNOB  =  BOUND,  DROAFE  =  FEDORA,  DIRTOR  =  TORRID   —   Giving us:  OSODFRTO

Clue/Question:  The crowd got up for the Pledge of Allegiance because that’s what they . . .

Answer:  STOOD FOR

(Nice jumble.  Nicely scrambled clue words, and answer letters.  And, some good word play.  Have a good weekend, friends.)   — YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/18/10

Arnold J. Toynbee, British historian

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Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.”   — Arnold J. Toynbee

(This man had such great insight.  He also came to realize that human growth was a voyage and not a harbor.  He could recognize the errors of his ways, and change his opinions, when confronted with newer – to him – facts and truths.  He realized the value of keeping an open mind.  He serves as an example to us all.)   — YUR


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