Posts Tagged 'Ralph Waldo Emerson'

Jumble Spoiler – 10/04/19

Image result for Betty Crocker

Visual Description:  A little bit Betty?

RFMOU  =  FORUM,  CIPER  =  PRICE,  XSSEEC  =  EXCESS,  TBEANU  =  BUTANE   —   Giving us:  RMPICESUTN

Clue/Question:  The original version of her cookbook was a – – –

Image result for Julia Child and her husband

Answer: MENUSCRIPT

(I thought this was an excellent Jumble.  A true stinky pun!  I would’ve loved to have posted the spoiler on Friday, if I wasn’t in such a rush to get on the road.  And, I understand that some of you had some trouble in solving it?

All of the clue words were familiar old friends.  However, all of the jumbles came up as new.  For some reason I had some difficulty coming up with “forum”.  The answer letter layout was a beautiful ten letter jumble.  I thought manuscript right away.  Noticed there wasn’t an A.  But, then got the pun as easy as child’s play.

Great cartoon.  I’m sure they’re supposed to be someones.  Maybe Julia Child and her husband?  Maybe Jeff will tell us.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 06/13/19

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Adopt the pace of nature:  her secret is patience.”   —   Ralph Waldo Emerson

(Emerson seems to have been as much in-tune with nature as Thoreau!  I should have – but I didn’t – see the author’s name until I was well into solving this.  Fun solve.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/28/19

We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.”   —   Ralph Waldo Emerson

(We need this quotation in order to maintain our New Year’s resolutions!  I hope it’s not too late for you guys.  LOL!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.   Happy 83rd Birthday to Alan Alda!  You’ve outlived Ralph!  And, Congrats on the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award!  They couldn’t have given it to a better guy.   —   YUR

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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/27/17

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A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave minutes longer.”   —   Ralph Waldo Emerson

(There is something very familiar about this quote.  Either we’ve had it before, or one that is very similar.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/09/15

Quarter-plate daguerreotype of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quarter-plate daguerreotype of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Do not follow where the path may lead.  Go instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.”   —   Ralph Waldo Emerson

(Another great quote from one of the Cryptoquote leaders!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/11/14

" Waldo Emerson, head-and-shoulders portr...

” Waldo Emerson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right / engraved and published by S.A. Schoff … from an original drawing by Sam W. Rowse in the possession of Charles Eliot Norton, Esq. ; S.A. Schoff.” Engraving. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.”   —   Ralph Waldo Emerson

(That’s kind of expecting a lot out of someone, Ralph.  It’s definitely something we shouldn’t rely on.  If you find that someone . . . more power to you, but don’t hold your breath waiting on them.  You have to be willing to inspire yourself.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/25/14

Quarter-plate daguerreotype of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quarter-plate daguerreotype of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Wherever a man commits a crime, God finds a witness.  Every secret crime has its reporter.”   —   Ralph Waldo Emerson

(I’m guessing he’s referring to the person’s conscience.  Unless, he’s talking about birds and squirrels, and maybe even the trees.  I don’t subscribe to the eye in the sky kind of creator, so this quote doesn’t really do much for me.  But, to each his own.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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