PopQuizzical Daily! for August 9, 2013
What word means both “hidden from view” and “relating to supernatural or magical phenomenon”? (For NYT crossword lovers, six letters – starts with “o”.)
It read: THIS SENTENCE IS BACKWARDS.
Over the course of human history, we have loved ciphers. They are those tricks to hide the real message inside a code so only the intended recipient will be able to understand. Although if you’re passing cryptic notes in class, I’m betting your teacher can decipher that Johnny likes Lucy. Seriously, Johnny doesn’t have a chance with her. She’s way too smart for him. She uses an enigma machine for her secret notes.
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