If you want to know who we are,
We are gentlemen of Japan:
On many a vase and jar -
On many a screen and fan,
We figure in lively paint:
Our attitude’s queer and quaint -
You’re wrong if you think it ain’t, Oh … oh!
We are gentlemen of Japan …………….
Ever since I started working on today’s origami challenge that song has been worming its way from ear to ear … around and about … OK … hasn’t everyone sung Gilbert and Sullivan at some point in their life‽
But getting back from Titipu … and down to today’s business at hand …
#1 THE ORIGAMI CALENDAR CHALLENGE – JAPANESE GENTLEMAN
Miya sama, miya sama,
On n’m-ma no maye ni
Pira-Pira suru no wa
Nan gia na
Toko tonyare tonyare na?
#2 THE MENSA PUZZLE CALENDAR – PLACE YOUR BETS
I bet everyone is able to get eight out of eight on today’s puzzle.
And the answers are SHOWOFF, DARWIN, PARK PLACE, THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME, NO SHOW, WINSTON CHURCHILL, FIREPLACE and SHOWTIME.
#3 THE PAGE-A-DAY PUZZLE CALENDAR – PHONETIC FRENZY
Wouldn’t it be nice if we all had speech balloons floating around our heads?
Now, get ready to GROAN!
BEE YAWN DAIRY SAUNA BUILD OUT
INN KNOW CENT TON TILL PERU FEN GILL TEA
EWE HALF THE WRITE TOO REAM MANES EYE LENT
That might be the last time Phonetic Frenzy appears in the Daily Calendar Challenge.
PIT … PITTER … PAT!
Rain is liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed from atmospheric water vapor and then precipitated—that is, become heavy enough to fall under gravity.
Would you believe it has been raining continuously for the past 24 hours!