Archive for February 4th, 2022

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/04/22

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/16/20 | Unclerave's Wordy Weblog

In cooking, as in all the arts, simplicity is the sign of perfection.”   —   Curnonsky

(A fairly quick solve . . . except for the author’s name!  Although we have had at least one of his quotes before.  He was truly an original, and it looks like he truly enjoyed his life.  Santé!  Be well and do good, friends!)   —   YUR

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Happy birthday to John Steel, drummer for The Animals!

Jumble Spoiler – 02/04/22

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Visual Description:  Hurtin’ house of worship.

THHCI  =  HITCH,  TAESU  =  SAUTE,  MRRPEI  =  PRIMER,  PRISLA  =  SPIRAL   —   Giving us:  HIHSAEPRISPR

Clue/Question:  They raised money to repair their church because they didn’t want to see their – – –

Old Country Churches - Home | Facebook

Answer:  PARISH PERISH

(Homonymnally speaking.  And, isn’t it funny that when we refer to that base coat for painting we call it a prime-er, but when we refer to the small book for teaching children we pronounce it primmer!  I would really hate to have to learn English as a second language.  It is so full of inconsistencies and exceptions.  It’s hard to blame someone, raised in a different language, for the occasional mis-pronunciations.

All well-worn Jumble clue words today.  Hoyt is putting ralis95 out of business!  It would be quite an undertaking, but if ralis95 wanted to create a file for all the jumble possibilities for Jumble clue words he could add all four of today’s jumbles, as they have come up as new, for me.  No real head scratchers though.  The answer letter layout was a twisty twelve letter jumble, but the good Lord called out the final answer to me!  Thank you, Jesus!

Fine cartoon of the little country church and its accompanying graveyard.  I wonder why some of the stained glass appears to be broken.  Maybe the padre pissed someone off?  Could this be a . . . dun, dun duuun! . . . hate crime???  Holy moley!  People just need to chill.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Happy birthday to the lovely Natalie Imbruglia!

Looks a little like Wally!


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