Off Topic

Sally Odgers sodgers at tassie.net.au
Sat Nov 22 01:33:58 EST 2003


Thank you! My sister wanted it and asked me, and I said there were more
geniussesssesss per squre inch on the DWJ list than anywhere else and they'd
know.

I was right.

Sallyo.


----- Original Message -----
From: "deborah" <deborah at suberic.net>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Saturday, November 22, 2003 5:14 PM
Subject: Re: Off Topic


> On Sat, 22 Nov 2003, Sally Odgers wrote:
>
> |Genius please?
> |
> |Cryptic crossword clue;
> |
> |
> |No information on melon .
> |
> |4 letters.  blank g blank n
> |
> |-g-n
> |
> |Any offers?
>
> Aim with my genius puzzler friend:
>
> [genius friend]: Aha!
> [me]: mmm?
> [me]: *inquiring look*
> [genius friend]: Searched for "melon" in definitions of words in the OED.
> Found a word not in Merrian Webster: "Ogen".
> [genius friend]: The name of a kibbutz in Israel, used attrib. in Ogen
melon to
> designate a small melon with pale orange flesh and brownish-orange skin
> ribbed with green, belonging to a variety first developed there.
> [me]: you are so smart!
> [genius friend]: So: "no" = O; "information" = GEN.
>
> -deborah
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