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Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 10:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

How does Monday differ from every other day of the week?
Virendra Pratap Singh (Emptyhead)
Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 10:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It comes after weekend.
First day of week.
The word begins with M.
Office goers hate it.
Named after moon rather then planet/sun.

Is this the approach to solve this puzzle?
Steve Wort (Wizardofnz)
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 - 4:00 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It is the only day of the week with which one may add an 'n' to the end of it, and the resulting word accurately describes what the day will invariably be like?
Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 - 5:53 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Virendra,

It comes after weekend.
First day of week.
The word begins with M.
Office goers hate it.
Named after moon rather then planet/sun.

THOSE ARE TRUE BUT THEY ARE NOT WHAT I AM LOOKING FOR.

Is this the approach to solve this puzzle?
COULD BE - BUT I WOULD START WITH GENERIC RATHER THAN SPECIFIC QUESTIONS
Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 - 5:54 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

STEVE,

It is the only day of the week with which one may add an 'n' to the end of it, and the resulting word accurately describes what the day will invariably be like?
THAT IS NOT HOW YOU SPELL MUNDANE!
NO.
Christiane Scharf (0815)
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 - 10:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would this puzzle work in other languages?
Would this puzzle work in every country?
Would this puzzle work in every century?
Is the word "Monday" relevant?
Is the mythological background of the name "Monday" relevant?
Does anything relevant happen on Mondays?
Is this puzzle about the day Monday? about some person called Monday (Robinson Crusoe's less well-known second friend)?
Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 - 11:02 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Christine,

Would this puzzle work in other languages?
NO

Would this puzzle work in every country?
NO

Would this puzzle work in every century?
NO

Is the word "Monday" relevant?
YES

Is the mythological background of the name "Monday" relevant?
NO

Does anything relevant happen on Mondays?
NO

Is this puzzle about the day Monday?
YES (AND NO)

about some person called Monday (Robinson Crusoe's less well-known second friend)?
NO

GOOD QUESTIONS
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 - 2:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

About the word Monday?
Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 - 3:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Kitral,

About the word Monday?
YES
Christiane Scharf (0815)
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 - 3:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Letters of the word relevant? M? o? n? d? a? y?
Letters not in the word relevant?
Anagramms relevant?
Building other words from the letters of the word "Monday" relevant?
Syllables relevant?
Pronunciation relevant?
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 - 3:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the difference something that I? you? someone? does on Monday? that they don't do on other days?
Laura Kozma (Lkozma)
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 - 5:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the song "Monday, Monday" relevant?

Is Monday just different from the other days? Or different from all other words in the English language? Vast majority of other words?

"MON" contains three letters in alphabetical order, although they are jumbled. Is this relevant?
Virendra Pratap Singh (Emptyhead)
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 - 8:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the difference becuase of something people do on Monday?
Is it because of something people don't do on Monday?
Is it because of how the word Monday is derived?
Would this puzzle work in other languages?NO
Would this puzzle work in every country? NO
Would this puzzle work in every century? NO

So the puzzle only works for English?
US English? UK English? International English? (The one they speak in say S Africa, India, Caribean)
Is the puzzle something to do with what Monay signified in past? Is puzzle related to what Monday has started signifying now?
Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Saturday, June 17, 2006 - 12:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Christiane and Barbara,

Letters of the word relevant? M? o? n? d? a? y?
YES

Letters not in the word relevant?
NO

Anagramms relevant?
YES

Building other words from the letters of the word "Monday" relevant?
YES

Syllables relevant?
NO

Pronunciation relevant?
NO

Is the difference something that I? you? someone? does on Monday? that they don't do on other days?
NO
Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Saturday, June 17, 2006 - 12:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Laura and Virendra,

Is the song "Monday, Monday" relevant?
NO

Is Monday just different from the other days?
YES

Or different from all other words in the English language?
NO

Vast majority of other words?
NOT REALLY

"MON" contains three letters in alphabetical order, although they are jumbled. Is this relevant?
NO

Is the difference becuase of something people do on Monday?
NO

Is it because of something people don't do on Monday?
NO

Is it because of how the word Monday is derived?
NO

Would this puzzle work in other languages?NO
Would this puzzle work in every country? NO
Would this puzzle work in every century? NO
So the puzzle only works for English?
YES

US English? UK English? International English? (The one they speak in say S Africa, India, Caribean)
ALL THE ABOVE

Is the puzzle something to do with what Monday signified in past? Is puzzle related to what Monday has started signifying now?
NO
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Saturday, June 17, 2006 - 2:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

relevant that "Monday" anagrams to "Oy! Damn!", which is how a lot of folks feel about Monday?
Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Saturday, June 17, 2006 - 3:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Barbara,

relevant that "Monday" anagrams to "Oy! Damn!", which is how a lot of folks feel about Monday?
NO
Steve Wort (Wizardofnz)
Posted on Sunday, June 18, 2006 - 3:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Something to do with the word 'dynamo'?

Is it, in fact, the only day of the week that can anagramise?
Steve Wort (Wizardofnz)
Posted on Sunday, June 18, 2006 - 6:04 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

*beats self over head with dictionary*

anagramise = to be annagramatised.
Paul Sloane (Admin)
Posted on Sunday, June 18, 2006 - 8:16 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

***** SPOILER *****

Something to do with the word 'dynamo'?

Is it, in fact, the only day of the week that can anagramise?

MONDAY IS THE ONLY DAY OF THE WEEK THAT HAS AN ANAGRAM - DYNAMO.

WELL DONE STEVE
Steve Wort (Wizardofnz)
Posted on Sunday, June 18, 2006 - 8:40 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Merci Beaucoup, Mr. Sloane. A fine puzzle.
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Sunday, June 18, 2006 - 9:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Somehow, I always manage to over-think your puzzles, Paul. That's a compliment, by the way...

Very nice one.

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