Archive for July 14th, 2020

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/14/20

One-man Play: Ingersoll Speaks | | Change-Links

Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne.”   —   Robert Ingersoll

(I think we need more Bob Ingersoll quotes.  The man had both feet planted firmly to the ground.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Jumble Spoiler – 07/14/20

 

Group of diverse high school students studying in class ...

Visual Description:  Grammar lesson?

NSYNU  =  SUNNY,  LIOGO  =  IGLOO,  DUEDHL  =  HUDDLE,  CNEJTI  =  INJEC  —   Giving us:  SUYIOUDDJT

Clue/Question:  When the student said, “Can I ask a question?” the teacher said – – –

Strategies to prosecute an English class in English - Eduvista ...

Answer:  YOU JUST DID

(Ahh!  That old gag.  I don’t think today’s answer qualifies as a pun, and that’s a little unusual.  It’s just what teachers say when they want to stress good grammar.  Or actually, point out bad grammar.  Maybe it’s not so much grammar, as it’s a matter of politeness.  CAN goes more to ability, while MAY goes more to permission.  Arguably, they’re pretty interchangeable today. 

No new clue words today.  Three of the jumbles appear to be new, but we’ve definitely seen “liogo” sometime in the past.  The answer letter layout was a cryptic eleven letter jumble.  Not too obvious.

Standard classroom scene cartoon.  Hopefully, we’ll get to the point where our kids can attend in-school classes, come this Fall.  This remote learning leaves a lot to be desired, but it was our only recourse.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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