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Jumble Spoiler – 07/09/13

English: This is a Venn diagram showing the re...

English: This is a Venn diagram showing the relationships between pronunciation, spelling, and meaning of words, for example, homographs, homonyms, homophones, heteronyms, and heterographs. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Dudes at a nursery.

PEELO  =  ELOPE,  TEJCE  =  EJECT,  MATARU  =  TRAUMA,  GUNFEL  =  ENGULF   —   Giving us:  ETTRE

Clue/Question:  He paid for his neighbor’s new oak because he wanted to  . . .

Answer:  TREET

 

The tall pines represent 'long life'. The five...

The tall pines represent ‘long life’. The five deer (wu lu) is a near homophone for wishing good fortune (fu zhu 福祿). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Ah, yes.  Kind of a homophone.  Nicely jumbled clue words.  None of them are new.  I liked the jumbling of “trauma” and “engulf”.  Not a lot you could do with the answer letter layout, but I bet it tripped some of you up.  Nice cartoon.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.   —   You should see the racy drawing that Zemanta suggested.  It’s a Martin Van Maele.  I’d show you, but it’s just a little too erotic for the Jumble Spoiler.   —   YUR


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