Love "That Sinking Feeling"!Letter Equations are well known phrases or facts where the key words have been replaced with the first letter of that word. These are often in the form of an equation, which contain a number, an = sign and the rest of the obscured phrase or fact.
B = 1 U P
E = 2 U P
A = 3 U P
E4E (Extra For Experts!!)
C = 4 U P
O = 5 U P
HintWhen might the title be true?
AnswerBirdie = 1 Under Par
Eagle = 2 Under Par
Albatross = 3 Under Par
Extra For Experts:
Condor = 4 Under Par (recorded only four times ever)
Ostrich = 5 Under Par (never yet achieved and considered impossible)
In the game of golf (in which "that sinking feeling" is celebrated!) these names are applied when a golfer uses fewer strokes than par.
[For anyone not familiar with golf, "par" is the number of strokes a first class golfer would normally be expected to take to "sink" the ball.]
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