Fun_People Archive
16 Aug

Date: Tue, 16 Aug 94 18:15:47 PDT
To: Fun_People
Subject: Rhyme-n-Reason

Forwarded-by: bostic@CS.Berkeley.EDU (Keith Bostic)
From: (Anu Garg)

Announcing Rhyme-n-Reason, a new addition to the services from the
wordserver. It is a word puzzle with a series of three progressively
harder clues with rhyming word answers. A sample puzzle is:

        1. Waterford Handgun (7, 6)
        2. Slightly intoxicated Vagabond (5, 5)
        3. What the number 3, 7, 13 or 17 might say: (2, 5)

	The numbers in parenthesis indicate the number of letters in 
	the answer word pair. For the above puzzle, answers are: 

        1. Crystal Pistol
        2. Tipsy Gypsy
        3. I'm Prime

Rhyme-n-Reason is created by HOAD (

A new puzzle appears daily. To get Rhyme-n-Reason Send a message to: 
Make the subject line of the message as, 
	Rhyme-n-Reason mmddyy
Where mm, dd and yy are the month, day and year number, respectively.
For example, to get the puzzle for August 14, 1994 you'd make subject 
as "Rhyme-n-Reason 081494". "Rhyme-n-Reason today" will get you the 
puzzle for that day.

To get the FAQ file, make the subject line as "info Rhyme-n-Reason".

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