Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/18/18

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A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most real blessings or fortunes.”   —   Joseph Addison

(Hmm.  Shouldn’t it be HAS, instead of HAVE?  OR is not a collective, like AND, so “cloudy day” and “a little sunshine” would be singular, right?  I HAVE, you HAVE and they HAVE, but he, she and it HAS.  Right?  It’s a nice long quote, that took some work to solve.  And, there is truth to it.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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1 Response to “Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/18/18”


  1. 1 roy odom jr August 18, 2018 at 5:41 pm

    Not hard, with A and LITTLE being immediate cues, but yes, a little long to fill out. Not sure about the usage of singular with “or” in early 1700s. The Brits still say things like, “Parliament have spoken…”


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