Monthly Archives: February 2014

Last Words of an Innovator

Today’s puzzle features (1) the last words of a major innovator of our times and (2) that person’s name. (Hint:  If he were still living, this man would be celebrating his 59th birthday today.)

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Happy Presidents’ Day

Image: biography.com George Washington (1732-1799) Today is Presidents’ Day (formerly Washington’s Birthday).  To mark the occasion, we offer a two-diagram puzzle featuring a quote from our first President: A bit of advice that is still pertinent today, more than 200 … Continue reading

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Charles Schultz: His Final “Peanuts” Cartoon

Photo: www.theguardian.com Charles Schulz (1922-2000)  The cartoonist Charles Schulz died on February 12, 2000.  The following two-diagram puzzle features his “last words” — that is, the final words in his last “Peanuts” cartoon. (Notes:  (1) The words to be found in Diagram 1 … Continue reading

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Woodrow Wilson: Last Words

Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) The 28th President of the United States died 90 years ago today, less than three years after he left office.  His reported last words (the quip hidden in the following puzzle) were a comment on his own … Continue reading

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