You Two, Move To The Back Of The Line
Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life.
May 13, 2012
On-Air Challenge: The word “mother” has a surprising property. If you move the first two letters to the end, you get “thermo,” the prefix for “heat.” Every answer today is another six-letter word that, when you move the first two letters to the end, you get another word or phrase.
Last Week’s Challenge from listener Gary Witkin of Newark, Del.: Using only the six letters of the name “Bronte,” repeating them as often as necessary, spell a familiar six-word phrase. What is it?
Answer: “To be or not to be”
Winner: Charlotte Sky of Pebble Beach, Calif.
Next Week’s Challenge: Name a state capital. Change one of the vowels to another vowel and say the result phonetically. You will name a revered profession. What is it?
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If you know the answer to next week’s challenge, submit it here. Listeners who submit correct answers win a chance to play the on-air puzzle. Important: Include a phone number where we can reach you Thursday at 3 p.m. Eastern. [Copyright 2012 National Public Radio]