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Sunday, 4 June 2006

Serena’s Secret Revealed (EoMEoTE#16)

Filed under: crossblogging,EoMEoTE,food & drink — ejm @ 10:00 EST

EoMEoTE#16 – The Da Clucki Code

(click on image for clearer view of Serena’s secret)
Serena's secret As everyone now knows after reading (or watching the movie based on) Dan Brown’s novel, “The DaVinci Code”, the mystery woman who posed for Leonardo’s famous painting was Serena Sorriso, the wife of the Count Maximus Sorriso. Further research into the painting (using carefully aimed infrared lights) show that she is holding a slip of paper in her hands. The note reads:

Att’n John Donne: re eleventh: switched gourmet guides today … baffled?? the wretched cad (two-bit loafer!) tipped down food.

which clearly divulges the reason for Serena’s smile.

(click on image for clearer view of Serena’s secret)
Serena's secret Of further interest is that during the examination of the painting, it was found that there was another draught painted below the note. It can only be surmised that Leonardo decided it may compromise Serena to reveal so blatantly her roulette-playing attitude towards her heart and arteries.

I found out in the nick of time about the ever-devious Jeanne’s (Cook sister!) EoMEoTE#16. And deadline? There’s an actual deadline now?!!

Luckily, even though I’m not allowed to play games, I could disguise the time for this post as historical research.

edit @ 10:05 EDT: Ha ha! After all my rush to get this done in time for the 4th, I see that it isn’t a real deadline after all. This is an excerpt from Jeanne’s guidelines for EoMEoTE#16

It’s silly to talk about “deadline” and EoMEoTE in the same sentence, so let’s just say this is a guideline – try and have your post up by next weekend (4 June)

Read more about EoMEoTE#16.

 

  1. Comment by Jeanne — 15 June 2006 @ 07:06 EST

    Busie young Lady Elizabeth! She’s no foole… ;-)

    What can I say – we are not worthy. I stand in total awe of your creativity and wit (and anagrammatic ability!! I want you on MY side in the crossword competition!!). That is just fantastic – LMAO. You are the best :-)

  2. Comment by ejm — 15 June 2006 @ 14:50 EST

    Thank you, Jeanne, but you are much too kind. I don’t know if I’d be much use at the competition; it’s so much easier to make the anagram than to solve it!

    Hmmm….

    • Loafing shiny you Should Be ablE toe zees nope
    • Long shoe fit any size you Should Bee ablE nope
    • you Should Be ablE to nag, if onLy she seize nope
    • hey aBout fooliShness doze ague in bELly nope
    • you Should nag Lazily if shes bEen too Bee hmmmmm – “been too Bee??” Maybe… but where exactly is “Bee”? :whee:

    (I give up… please tell me the answer!)

  3. Comment by ejm — 24 June 2006 @ 06:56 EST

    I’m still worrying away at this anagram… one last try:

    • she o’ fooLiSh Beauty! dozen agues in bElly

    Please Jeanne!! Won’t you tell me the answer?

  4. Comment by Jeanne — 28 June 2006 @ 09:16 EST

    Well, of course, the anagram is a hidden commentary on the widening gap between the rich and the poor, with the rich being metaphorically represented by the ladybug, an insect that’s all about looks in its flashy red carapace; and the poor represented by the fish, who would could be successful as a species but are of course routinely denied access to dry-land markets, thus marginalising them economically and condemning their spawn to a lifetime of manual labour:

    LADYBUGS LAZE BY TEE ; FISHES HOE UNION LOOS

    :o)

  5. Comment by Jeanne — 29 June 2006 @ 05:49 EST

    Me again.

    Don’t die of shock now… but the EoMEoTE#16 roundup has finally been posted! Go check it out…
    http://cooksister.typepad.com/cook_sister/2006/06/eomeote16_seek_.html

    Thanks for your great post and I look forward to what you come up with next time!

  6. Comment by ejm — 29 June 2006 @ 14:30 EST

    You Devil!! I would NEVER have gotten that, Jeanne! Clearly, I need YOU to be on my side to get me through the crossword competition.

    There’s going to be another EoMEoTE? Yikes!!! (I think maybe we’ve run out of eggs. :lalala:)

 

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