DO YOU HAVE TIME ON YOUR HANDS AND ARE YOU UP FOR A CHALLENGE? Solve the cryptograms!
Each crypto-quote puzzle uses a different code to disguise a quote by someone famous. Can you break the code and reveal the words of wisdom and their authors?
1. OSQT KTQ BKKW RGKYQY JTKPSQW BKKW KZQTY; LDP OQ YK
KHPQT GKKU YK GKTM JTB YK WQMWQPHDGGI DZKT PSQ RGKYQB
BKKW, PSJP OQ BK TKP YQQ PSQ KTQY OSERS KZQT LQHKWQ DY.
- JGQAJTBQW MWJSJN LQGG. hint: the letter Q stands for E
2. T KLLQ HL HGB VRHRFB SBWIRZB HGIH'Z AGBFB T'N DLTCD
HL ZOBCU HGB FBZH LV NE KTVB.
- DBLFDB SRFCZ hint: the letter T stands for IAPRIL BRAINTEASER:Each month a new BRAINTEASER will appear on this page. Solve each puzzle and either write the answer on a piece of paper to give to Mrs. A in class, or e-mail the correct answer to her. The first student in each class with the correct response will receive 2 studycards; after that, correct answers are worth 1 studycard.Parents and siblings may help.
A "spoonerism" is a phrase where some of the letters or syllables have been swapped. For example, the phrase A LACK OF PIES is a spoonerism for the phrase A PACK OF LIES. Can you figure out the common phrase for each of the following spoonerisms?
KNOW YOUR BLOWS
WAVE THE SAILS
I HIT MY BUNNY PHONE
SOUL OF BALLAD