Put The Meaning In Reverse

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/103494332/103502322" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

 

On-Air Challenge

For each sentence given, change just one letter in one word to reverse the sentence's meaning. For example, given "The guard will not let you through the gate," you would change the T in "not" to a W and get "The guard will now let you through the gate."

Challenge From Last Week

Take the phrase "more corruptness." Rearrange these 15 letters to name a popular magazine. Tip: It's a magazine this phrase definitely does not apply to.

Answer: Consumer Reports

Winner: Joy Kipp of Burlington, Vt.

Next Week's Challenge

From puzzle-maker Rudolfo Kurchan in Argentina: If 5=4, 7=5, 8=1 and 26=9, what does 12 equal?

Submit Your Answer

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.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.