Logophile Language Puzzler

Test your language skills on these summer puzzlers.

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  1. Sylvia discovered an 1864 photo showing three of her ____________ posing in their Union Army uniforms.
    1. forbears
    2. forebears
  2. Senescence doesn’t bother Jerod; he isn’t afraid of
    1. open spaces.
    2. foul odors.
    3. getting old.
  3. Pete the Reporter prefers a typewriter to a computer, a pewter pot to an iron pan, and a quiet pier to a noisy wharf. What does Pete like?

Answers

  1. b.
  2. c.
  3. Pete likes words that can be typed using only the top row of letters on a standard keyboard.

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