Archive for July 9th, 2013

Jumble Spoiler – 07/09/13

English: This is a Venn diagram showing the re...

English: This is a Venn diagram showing the relationships between pronunciation, spelling, and meaning of words, for example, homographs, homonyms, homophones, heteronyms, and heterographs. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Dudes at a nursery.


Clue/Question:  He paid for his neighbor’s new oak because he wanted to  . . .

Answer:  TREET


The tall pines represent 'long life'. The five...

The tall pines represent ‘long life’. The five deer (wu lu) is a near homophone for wishing good fortune (fu zhu 福祿). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Ah, yes.  Kind of a homophone.  Nicely jumbled clue words.  None of them are new.  I liked the jumbling of “trauma” and “engulf”.  Not a lot you could do with the answer letter layout, but I bet it tripped some of you up.  Nice cartoon.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.   —   You should see the racy drawing that Zemanta suggested.  It’s a Martin Van Maele.  I’d show you, but it’s just a little too erotic for the Jumble Spoiler.   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/09/13


English: Street sign of Rodeo Drive, Beverly H...

English: Street sign of Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA Deutsch: Straßenschild am Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Kalifornien, USA (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Zest is the secret of all beauty.  There is no beauty without zest.”   —   Christian Dior

(That’s because it’s 1/4 cleansing cream!  You’re not really clean until you’re zestfully clean.  And after all, cleanliness is next to Godliness.  And, Godliness is somewhere on Rodeo Drive!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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