HERB + T becomes BERTH
BANG + E becomes BEGAN
KEEN + L becomes KNEEL
SUIT + E becomes SUITE
QUAD + S becomes SQUAD
WHEY + C becomes CHEWY
CELL + O becomes CELLO
TOIL + P becomes PILOT
WILD + E becomes WIELD
Last weekend I travelled to my sister's house in Glasgow, around 250 miles away. I started on Saturday morning at 7am, traffic was heavy in places, and at times I was stationary. I arrived sometime after lunch.
On Sunday, it was time to make my way home, over exactly the same route. I left my sister's at exactly the same time, 7am, however, this time I came straight home without any travel delays, arriving home just before lunch.
How likely is it that I was at exactly the same point at exactly the same time on both days?
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Hint: It's more likely than you might first think.
It's certain that I was in exactly the same place at exactly the same time on both trips.
This is perhaps easiest to see by asking my twin brother to make the return journey from Glasgow at the same time as I leave home on my way to Glasgow, on Saturday at 7am.
At some point during Saturday we will meet, and therefore be at the same place at the same time. The fact I did the return journey the following day does not change this.
Below are six animals that have been split. Take a set of three letters from the left column, and a set of three letters from the right column and merge them together again, without changing the order of the letters in each half. Matching sets will not necessarily be on the same row.
For example WMB + OAT and OAT + WMB both equal WOMBAT as the order of the letters OAT, and WMB remain the same. For another example, RABBIT could become RBT + ABI.
As there were 9 packs in total, we each received 3 packs.
The first person therefore gave me 1 pack, and the second person gave me 2 packs.
So the money had to be shared in the same ratio, 1:2.
Using the BrainTracker grid below, how many words can you find? Each word must contain the central M and no letter can be used twice. The letters do not have to be connected. Proper nouns are not allowed, however, plurals are. There is at least one nine letter word. Excellent: 38 words. Good: 31 words. Average: 24 words.