These have been cluttering up my tabletop and desk, so I thought I'd spread a little of the 'wealth' around. Maybe you'll find one or two of interest.
Crostic Puzzles ...
Organized crime is a blight on our nation. While many young Americans are lured into a career of crime by its promise of an easy life, most criminals actually must work long hours - frequently in buildings without air-conditioning. ~ Allen, "A Look at Organized Crime"
French adventurers on the Mississippi River came upon a tall red post apparently used to mark the boundary between the hunting grounds of two Indian tribes. Today, a large city stands on the very spot ... Louisiana's Baton Rouge, French for red stick. ~ R Dempewolff, "Why Call it That?"
Bats can see, though not so well as other mammals. The bat emits high-pitched sound waves which are reflected back from any object they hit. The bat reads the echo and knows the distance, size and shape of the object. ~ T Burnam, "More Misinformation"
A retired husband is often a wife's full-time job. ~ E Harris
Great thoughts, like great deeds, need no trumpet. ~ Bailey
Diets are mainly food for thought. ~ Wylie Jones
Word Games Puzzles ...
I eat my peas with honey.
I've done it all my life.
It makes the peas taste funny,
But it keeps them on the knife.
There once was a fly on the wall.
I wonder why it didn't fall ...
Because its feet stuck?
Or was it just luck?
Or does gravity miss things so small?