Archive for March 12th, 2013

Jumble Spoiler – 03/12/13

English: A London Cabbie. London, UK

English: A London Cabbie. London, UK (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  English cabbie, and a broke tourist.

BAEDI  =  ABIDE,  TRADY  =  TARDY,  RIPTOF  =  PROFIT,  EFTCED  =  DEFECT   —   Giving us:  AEARRTDFE

Clue/Question:  When he didn’t have enough money to pay the taxi driver, he offered a . . .

Answer:  FARE TRADE

(Not quite sure why Jeff set this in London!  Coulda been New York City, Chicago, or some place more generic.  Maybe he’s doing some movie scene, that escapes me at the moment.  Don’t know.  No problem getting the clue words today.  None were new, as far as I could tell.  The answer letter layout was good enough.  Maybe this is another one of the ones that the editors decided to alter, for some crazy reason.  Nice cartoon!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/12/13

You are not what you think you are...But what ...

You are not what you think you are…But what you think – You are (Photo credit: Spiritual Quotes To Live By)

Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”   —   Norman Vincent Peale

(There are a lot of flaming assholes out there who have seen fit to drop the “humble but reasonable” aspect of this quote.  Don’t be one of them, friends.  Be well and do good.)   —   YUR


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