Paging Inspector Clouseau

Jun 20, 2009

This is from my pharmacological etymology series and was submitted by Michael Wortman. He writes very simply:

'Why is this sentence interesting?

"I do not know where family doctors acquired illegibly perplexing handwriting, nevertheless extraordinary pharmaceutical intellectuality counterbalancing indecipherability transcendentalizes intercommunications incomprehensibleness."
RAY: Here's the answer. What's interesting about the sentence is that each word has one more letter than the word before it. So do we have a winner?

TOM: Yes we do. The winner is Nancy Shue from York, Pennsylvania, and for having her answer selected at random from among all the correct answers that we got, Nancy's going to get a $26 gift certificate to the Shameless Commerce Division at, with which she can get our newly updated Latin T-shirt.

RAY: Congratulations, Nancy!

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