Messing with letters… Ignals…

But first…
Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: mappemond, sklim, temulence, mortiferous, fustanella, and bulbul. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn up wearing medieval garb and carrying a rusty iron spear you should not remark on or draw attention to this.

Here is a simple, but annoying puzzle involving the letter ‘S’.
Yes, it does look like a poem, doesn’t it? But no, it isn’t one.
I call this the ‘Blocksmith Puzzle’ because its origin is in a keyboard error I once noticed I had made typing the word ‘locksmith’.
It is a nice word, blocksmith…

Some of the letter ‘S’s have been deliberately loosened from this page; please tip all these words into a small bag, give it a good shake, and then tip them out to see if order can spontaneously arise from chaos.

soily ong sopera hoot

standem emaphore squill ausage

sandrogynous ythe stowel hipping

shint houting selbow ooner

sinclination implicity sholistic porting

sudder ignals spond pecial

simpish naking suppermost ubmerged

About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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2 Responses to Messing with letters… Ignals…

  1. Ahem, I have just read all these out to the dog like a school spelling test. She was very impressed and gave me a chewed plastic bottle top she had been hiding in her blanket….

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