Archive for March 10th, 2015

Jumble Spoiler – 03/10/15

English: sun, weather forecast symbol

English: sun, weather forecast symbol (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  One of the best ways to ensure rain?

DEBIA  =  ABIDE,  PERIC  =  PRICE,  EVTLEV  =  VELVET,  YARRIT  =  RARITY   —   Giving us:  BIDPCELEART

Clue/Question:  The weather forecast ended up being incorrect, which was – – –

Marestail shows moisture at high altitude, sig...

Marestail shows moisture at high altitude, signalling the later arrival of wet weather. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  PREDICTABLE

(Plan a picnic!  Followed closely by . . . washing your car.  Very fun, though not really a pun.  We have yet another new clue word, in “rarity”.  I was surprised, because I thought we’d seen this word a month or so ago.  But, if it did maybe it was after ralis95  posted the latest edition of his clue word database.  Only the jumble for “abide” was definitely used before.  The answer letter layout was a super jumble.  The clue/question made the answer fairly obvious.  Fun cartoon.  Where can I get some of that Jumble wine?  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/10/15

Left to right: Jean Erdman, Joseph Campbell an...

Left to right: Jean Erdman, Joseph Campbell and Joan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.”   —   Joseph Campbell

(Mets and Bills fans know how to do this!  Your brain can do remarkable things, folks!  It might take a little effort, but you can get there.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Curtain Raiser

Also Sexual Equality! Goes for women and those in the LGBT community. — YUR

CollTales

Racial Equality Will Set Us Free, Colltalers

The pace of social transformation takes generations to complete its cycles. That should bring some comfort to those discouraged with the continuous struggle for racial equality in America since the three voting rights marches, from Selma to Montgomery, 50 years ago.
They should take at heart that, while the walks were all violently disrupted by the police and white vigilantes – the first 54-mile trek between the two Alabama cities, on March 7, 1965, became known as Bloody Sunday – they ultimately succeeded in their original purpose.
The marches jump-started the 1960s civil rights movement, despite the assassination of several black leaders and opposition from politically conservative Americans, and culminated with a series of landmark rulings that, at least on paper, have changed the country.
But it’s not easy to see the changes we undoubtedly underwent in five decades, when the past few…

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