There are 30 books of the Bible in this
paragraph. Can you find
them? This is a most remarkable
puzzle. It was found by a
gentleman in an airplane seat pocket, on a flight from Los Angeles
to Honolulu, keeping
him occupied for hours. He enjoyed it so
much; he passed it on to some friends. One friend from Illinois
worked on this while fishing from his john
boat. Another friend
studied while playing his banjo.
Elaine Taylor, a columnist friend,
was so intrigued by it she mentioned it in her weekly newspaper
column. Another friend judges the
job of solving this puzzle so
involving; she brews
a cup of tea to help her nerves.
be some names that are really easy to spot. That's a fact. Some
people however will soon find themselves in a jam,
since the book names are not necessarily capitalized. Truthfully,
we get, we are forced to admit
minister or scholar to see some of them
at the worst.
has shown that something in our genes
is responsible for the
difficulty we have in seeing the books in this paragraph. During a
recent fund raising event, which featured this puzzle, the Alpha Delta
Phi lemonade booth set a new sales record.
The local paper, The
over 200 patrons who reported that this puzzle was
one of the most difficult they had ever seen. As Daniel
puts it, "the books are all right there in plain view, hidden from
to find all of them will hear great lamentations
who have to be shown. One revelation
that may help is that books like
Timothy and Samuel
may occur without their numbers.
Also, keep in
mind that punctuation and spaces in the middle are normal.
attitude will help you compete
really well against those who claim to
know the answers. Remember, there is no need for a mad exodus,
really are 30 books of the Bible lurking
somewhere in this paragraph
waiting to be found.
to the puzzle are here!
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