The Vowel-less Knights #2Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.
If you have played Might and Magic (a computer game), then you have encountered the Vowel-less Knights, a strange group who speak without vowels. It is up to you to decipher what they are saying. In their tradition then, what are the following sayings?
1) shll rtrn.
2) Th sht hrd rnd th wrld.
3) Cm p nd s m smtm.
Hint1) Spoken by a World War 2 general. Bonus points: Who, and on what occasion?
2) Phrase used to describe an event during the American War of Independence. Bonus point: Which event?
3) Spoken by a World War 2 era entertainer. Bonus point: Who?
Answer1) I shall return.
Bonus: General MacArthur, when he left the Philippines. Side note: He did.
2) The shot heard around the world.
Bonus: This phrase was used by the press of the day to describe the first time American soldiers fought the British, as the British troops marched through Lexington on their way to Concord, and history.
3) Come up and see me sometime.
Bonus: Mae West, arguably the most popular USO entertainer and pinup girl of WW2.
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