Archive for November 28th, 2013

Thanksgiving Jumble Spoiler – 2013

Visual Description:  At the end of THE meal.

MULPB  =  PLUMB,  HUBMT  =  THUMB,  TENCIE  =  ENTICE,  RADNOG  =  DRAGON   —   Giving us:  PLBUBTIEDGO

English: PERSIAN GULF (Nov. 27, 2008) Capt. Ro...

English: PERSIAN GULF (Nov. 27, 2008) Capt. Robert P. Irelan, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD-7), speaks to Marines and sailors before carving the turkey for the Thanksgiving dinner for Marines and Sailors aboard Iwo Jima. The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Iwo Jima Strike Group are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Patrick M. Johnson-Campbell/Released) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Clue/Question:  The Thanksgiving turkey was so good that everyone – – –

English: Thanksgiving Dinner, Falmouth, Maine,...

English: Thanksgiving Dinner, Falmouth, Maine, USA 2008 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  GOBBLED IT UP

(I’m just wondering if the word “gobble” existed, as a word, prior to someone deciding that turkeys speak in gobbles?  Hmm.  I could look it up, I suppose.  But, I’d rather open it up to my highly intelligent readers!  Who can educate their dear old Uncle on this matter???

Tried and true clue words today.  Only the jumbling of “thumb” was new to me.  Super job on the answer letter layout!  Nothing giving anything away.  Nice, intimate family gathering, Jeff.  That’s it, folks.  Have a Happy Thanksgiving.  Be well, be safe and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Thanksgiving Cryptoquote Spoiler – 2013

Oscar Wilde at Oxford

Oscar Wilde at Oxford (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives.”   —   Oscar Wilde

(And that is why we celebrate Thanksgiving, folks!  My only blood relatives today will be my children.  But, I will also be celebrating with a number of in-laws and outlaws and friends.  All of whom I consider family.  Be well and do good, friends.  And . . . be thankful!)   —   YUR


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