Messing with letters… Aflabby?…

But first…
Dulltown, UK: Today’s migrant waders are: the Oriental Pratincole, the Glossy Ibis, the Black Winged Stilt, the Collared Pratincole, and Temminck’s Stint. (Wader)

Here is a simple, but annoying puzzle involving the letter ‘A’.
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’d made typing the word ‘locksmith’.
It is a nice word, ‘blocksmith’.

Some of the letter ‘A’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.

crobat anose ilment aduke

luminium* adam kimbo aaardvark

flame ago limony aflabby

zure ashoes morous aid

xed afront rable ahem

quifer arose trophied agin

gog aurine dobe alemonade

bacus avenal nodyne anibble

udio awetted micable ayour

ardvark ayes fraid adeity

* USA ‘luminum’


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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3 Responses to Messing with letters… Aflabby?…

  1. Dana Doran says:

    Atrophied gin….reminds me of “1984,” but then, you know what they say….when you’re a hammer, everything is a nail.

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