blount2000
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June 17th, 2017 at 1:29:47 PM permalink
I'm feeling a bit silly, but I'm having a heck of a time figuring out a word puzzle that was in the newspaper.

These puzzles are in the daily paper that my father receives, and he sometimes saves them for me whenever I travel to visit him. And naturally, the part of the newspaper that contained the answer is nowhere to be found.

The object of the puzzle is to figure out a (supposedly) common phrase based upon how the lettering and such is presented.

For example: OholeNE <--- The answer to this would be the golf term "a hole in one".

Anyway, below is the one that has me stumped. I even tried a google reverse image search with no luck.

Any help with solving it will be much appreciated!

You serious, Clark?
Ibeatyouraces
Joined: Jan 12, 2010
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June 17th, 2017 at 1:55:26 PM permalink
Jersey Currency is all I can come up with.
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OnceDear
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June 17th, 2017 at 4:33:41 PM permalink
Quote: blount2000

I'm feeling a bit silly, but I'm having a heck of a time figuring out a word puzzle that was in the newspaper.

These puzzles are in the daily paper that my father receives, and he sometimes saves them for me whenever I travel to visit him. And naturally, the part of the newspaper that contained the answer is nowhere to be found.

The object of the puzzle is to figure out a (supposedly) common phrase based upon how the lettering and such is presented.

For example: OholeNE <--- The answer to this would be the golf term "a hole in one".

Anyway, below is the one that has me stumped. I even tried a google reverse image search with no luck.

Any help with solving it will be much appreciated!

It's 'Cash Cow'

Pretty Cryptic eh?
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Hunterhill
Joined: Aug 1, 2011
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June 17th, 2017 at 5:15:33 PM permalink
What are the lines across the y for.
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Ibeatyouraces
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June 17th, 2017 at 5:20:35 PM permalink
Quote: Hunterhill

What are the lines across the y for.

That's what the me. Google to the rescue:

€ = Euru
\$ = Dollar
¥ = Yen
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Hunterhill
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June 17th, 2017 at 5:27:09 PM permalink
Duh,thanks
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QFIT
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June 17th, 2017 at 6:08:07 PM permalink
Quote: OnceDear

It's 'Cash Cow'

Pretty Cryptic eh?

Good catch.
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RS
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June 17th, 2017 at 6:18:24 PM permalink
How do you come up with "cash cow"?

Is jersey known for having cows or something?
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QFIT
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June 17th, 2017 at 6:22:14 PM permalink
Jersey is a breed of cows. One of the more populous dairy cows named for the island of Jersey, from which, I assume, New Jersey came upon its name. A neighboring island is Guernsey, also the name of a breed of cows.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jersey
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blount2000
Joined: Oct 15, 2010
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June 17th, 2017 at 7:44:10 PM permalink
Quote: OnceDear

It's 'Cash Cow'

Pretty Cryptic eh?

Thanks OD!

I never would have figured that out.
You serious, Clark?