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Fortunate People Say



 

Puzzle ID:#28705
Fun:*** (2.84)
Difficulty:** (1.34)
Category:Other
Submitted By:mitzimesserAil***

 

 

 



This is a phrase some people can say every day.

The thing you see with + The 12th letter of the alphabet + A white pigeon - The 4th letter of the alphabet + A female sheep + A word meaning $1,000 + A thing used to clean floors - The 16th letter of the alphabet.

What is this phrase?


Hint

A dove is a white pigeon.
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Comments

timothy354*pr*
Feb 19, 2006

it was realy cool espcialy because my mom made it and thats realy cool because she didnt tell me
choptlivvaAus*
Feb 19, 2006

Awww.... that's sweet, Mitzi! More people should say it! Good job
SPUTNIK2Aus*
Feb 19, 2006

I got it! I got it just saying it in my head, that was so much fun, thanks Mitzi
sgtammoAus*
Feb 19, 2006

Very nice teaser! I hope to see many more. Congratulations on your first teaser!
luvmyselfAca*
Feb 19, 2006

congrats on ur first and successful teaser, mitz! it was sweet =D
timothy354*pr*
Feb 19, 2006

I'm glad you liked it. I made a card for my Grandma using pictures instead of words. She liked it too.
mitzimesserAil*
Feb 19, 2006

Sorry about that, I didn't realize I was in Tim's account. the previous post was from me. I guess we will both have to check which account we are in.
jugglerAfr*
Feb 19, 2006

I enjoyed it mitzi! great first teaser! I'll expect more great things to come from you!

~Loren
WJSMama**
Feb 19, 2006

that was so sweet
mitzimesserAil*
Feb 19, 2006

Thank you.
wizofaus*au*
Feb 20, 2006

Interesting, but "Mop" without the p doesn't sound much like "ma" to me. I suppose it works better with American accents.
puttaholic*au*
Feb 21, 2006

lol, in aussieland, we dont say things the same, so i had to ask mitz for help
mitzimesserAil*
Feb 21, 2006

Sorry guys, I had no idea that mop had any other pronunciation besides the "Ahh" sound. My bad.
zigthepigAen*
Feb 21, 2006

Congratualtions on your first teaser Mitzi! I got the "I love you" bit but i was lost after that. keep them coming!
griphookph*
Feb 22, 2006

The Title is tops... congrats
azbee123*us*
Feb 23, 2006

:lol
jaydecoAus*
Mar 01, 2006

Cute! I liked it!
tweety80**
Mar 06, 2006

hey i thought it was cool and very interesting
mitzimesserAil*
Mar 08, 2006

Thank you all.
nellie188*au
Mar 26, 2006

i kniow this is for comments but i love ur teasers
zonahoboAus*
Mar 29, 2006

That gets a tops rating in warm and fuzzy! Thanks for putting this on site (Grandpa's need love too! )
bluehawk*us*
Mar 29, 2006

I got, eye, dove ewe, that was as far as I got.
I liked this one Mitzimesser, I say it's a A+.
brainjuice**
Mar 29, 2006

it is so lovely.. but i have to tell the truth that i cannot solve it.. haha.. well i'm not good in english.. i dont know dove, ewe (even i dont know if it is pronounced as you), and mop. thx for improving my vocab :p that's all my comment. really love it!
velreno
Mar 29, 2006

Didn't see the minus signs, but great teaser.
coachpisco*
Mar 29, 2006

Cute
BeckyD*
Mar 29, 2006

Dummy me... I wasn't paying close enough attention to the + and - symbols... I was using all + symbols instead. I got:

I L dove D ewe grand mop p.

Hahahaha!! Silly me!! Next time, I'd better pay closer attention!! Great teaser, though!!
bradon182001*us*
Mar 29, 2006

Oops, i MISSED THE MINUS SIGNS ALSO Really good teaser..
signmeup74*pl*
Mar 29, 2006

The title is so true. I tell my Grandma I love her, but only in my prayers.
Thanks for making me think of her in the middle of the day!
bobbet**
Mar 29, 2006

that was a real fun teaser not to hard but one with a loving thought,bob
shardney08*
Mar 29, 2006

OMG! That was so cool. And sweet for any grandma's out there. Keep up the good work and teasers.
shawneeo*us*
Mar 29, 2006

You know what, I'm not making this up, I just emailed my gma before I read this teaser, and of course told her I loved her, sent it then came to Braingle! That's wild!

When I don't "get it", I usually blame it on the author, not myself, LOL! But for real, I think if you made the minus signs the word minus or made them more obvious, it would be much better, because I thought those were hyphens, like others did, because, they could have been, they look the same.

Aside from that it was very good, thanks!
youdumbsavage*ru*
Mar 29, 2006

Terrable! I hated it. It was soooo easy! This was supposed to be a chalenge, right?
iteachkidsAus*
Mar 29, 2006

Fortunate people, is RIGHT. I haven't had a Grandma to love & hug for many, MANY years. SAVOR every moment you have with them!!
auntiesisAus*
Mar 29, 2006

Great for all of us
grandma's. I'm sending it to my grandkids. Keep up the good work..
Sara2009*
Mar 29, 2006

i loved it, going into my faves.
thimblenogginus*
Mar 29, 2006


I too missed the minus signs but somehow got it anyway. I only knew 3 of my Grandparents, but don't think of them often enough. Thanks for the reminder!
winddancir**
Mar 29, 2006

BeckyD, I missed the + and - too! I got really close and figured it mostly out, but then couldn't understand why it came out the way it did!
mitzimesserAil*
Mar 29, 2006

Thank you so very much for all of your kind words & comments.
I too lost both of my grandmothers years ago.
vlermaAus*
Mar 29, 2006

Thanks, this Grandma loves you too. Such a sweet teaser. I, too, am passing it along to all my grands. Of 19 I have 14 near me so I get to hear it regularly, but each time and each one is very special.
doghouse270**
Mar 29, 2006

sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet teaser, didn;t get it but it was cool anyway
freakydoughnut1*
Mar 29, 2006

TOO EASY.
ragnarok23*
Mar 29, 2006

i can't say that my only living grandma lives on the other side of the world
mercenary007*jm*
Mar 29, 2006

omg...I was going crazy trying to find where to add comment... anyway mitzi that was kinda sweet-ish but the O in mop is NOT pronounced "ah"
jabdrAus*
Mar 29, 2006

Congrats Mitzi! Great teaser..fun..clever..and unfortunately..beyond my reach. But I'd love another chance. Darn the - signs.
warmonkey318Aus*
Mar 29, 2006

Ahhh! i almost had it, just didnt get the sheep part.
but its a Wonderful teaser!
keep'm comin' dude!!
thecelticgod*
Mar 29, 2006

Not sure where you got that a white pigeon is a dove. Around here, doves are grey. Otherwise a nice teaser.
syracuse945*ph*
Mar 29, 2006

wow, i'm s2pid ... i got evrything xcept the grandma part, n 4 sum reasn, "nemo" popped n2 my hed... so i was lyk "i love you, nemo!" ... altho th@ ddn't go w/ the "$1000" clue...

gud 1, tho...
mitzimesserAil*
Mar 29, 2006

Welcome to Braingle merc, I am honored that my teaser was your first.
Thank you everybody for your wonderful comments.
foreverfree*us*
Mar 29, 2006

cute cute cute! I would have gotten it, except i overlooked the minus signs.... but very good teaser!
hockeygirl*mx*
Mar 29, 2006

that is really good!! i amost got it i was very close!!
Linnymax
Mar 29, 2006

so fun! and not too hard so most people can do it! loved it!
lmurray*cn*
Mar 30, 2006

TOO EASY
RSMSCHTH
Mar 31, 2006

Cute
RSMSCHTH
Mar 31, 2006

Too EAsy though
ferretlover1991Aus*
Apr 04, 2006

CUTE!!

I LOVED it!!!!!!!!!!


doka13*ml*
Apr 07, 2006

i loved it because it was easy enough that I could do it but it still made me think Plus it was really really cute I would absolutley LOVE to see more of these
spudsAus*
Apr 16, 2006

I really liked this teaser its one of my favorites my grandma also enjoyed it.
thompson1Aus*
Jun 06, 2006

Wow! I loved it! The title is SO true, too!

I take it that this was a teaser of the day because of all of the posts on one day, but it still stayed above 3.0 rating. Congrats, mitzi! (And I hope that you eventually get to submit more!)
solarsistim321*us*
Feb 25, 2007

Hmmm... Are you allowed to go into your son's account?
cloughmeAws*
Mar 29, 2007

Cute, but very easy...
Phoenixtears*
Mar 29, 2007

Darn minus sign!!!! But good teaser.
HScott13Aen*
Mar 29, 2007

All the clues were very easy, but I should have noticed the plus and minus signs. Sadly this one doesn't work with an English accent. Mop doesn't contain the necessary 'ah' sound.
coolpainter*
Mar 29, 2007

I thought it might have been grandpop, too...but we love them both.
gaylewolfAus*
Mar 29, 2007

Good teaser And there are no sweeter words I hear these often - I have 14 grandchildren! I'm lucky "GrandmaGayle"!
kitty728Aus*
Mar 29, 2007

IM WITH VELRANO.... DIDNT NOTICE THE PLUS AND MINUS SIGNS..... BUT NOW I GET IT AND IT WAS A GOOD ONE, TKS TIM.....

sftball_rocks13*
Mar 29, 2007

I really liked this, not too easy, not too hard
I'm not sure why, but the phrase seemed a bit random to me, like not a common phrase, just something people say
bradon182001*us*
Mar 29, 2007

I'm consistent, missed the minus sign this time around also.
katjojoAus*
Mar 29, 2007

Awwww!! That was really cute!
cassiemarkAus*
Mar 29, 2007

Super Easy! I love those first thing in the morning
Pizzazz2uAus*
Mar 29, 2007

A very highly imaginative way to write a teaser.... I thoroughly enjoyed your presentation. Bring on some more teasers! Keep up the terrific work!
ShikamaruAus*
Mar 29, 2007

i got confused by the D's.
phyllisa*us*
Mar 29, 2007

I put "mil" for "grand". Good one though!
jamy400Aus*
Mar 29, 2007

Very clever!! I loved it!!
babyceeus*
Mar 29, 2007

got the i love you part, but missed the signs (minus/plus).

great teaser. keep them coming.
FatHeadAus*
Mar 29, 2007

I have cousins (removed) that can say that.
Mon05Aca*
Mar 29, 2007

Sorry but I missed the minus sign too, didn't get the Mop think.
speedqueenkmwAus*
Mar 29, 2007

take it from a grandma, those are the best words in the world!
(user deleted)
Mar 29, 2007

I too thought the minus signs were hyphens. I wondered what kind of person says I'll dove you grand mopp!

Fun teaser!
Quizme*us*
Mar 29, 2007

i tried but didnt get it

but i loved it
Quizme*us*
Mar 29, 2007

cute
zaya*
Mar 29, 2007

entertaining, more of these, with a couple of harder clues
saradoveus*
Mar 29, 2007

Very cool teaser liked it a lot
Thanks very much
LeafFan4life*
Mar 29, 2007

i wish i could say this everyday but my grandma doesnt understand english good teaser
dachshund2k3Aus*
Mar 29, 2007

I thought it was something meaning 1000 words (weird brain) and thought "picture"
locutus13dsus*
Mar 29, 2007

Oh those plusses and minuses...
breathesunshineAus*
Mar 29, 2007

A nice thought for the day. Thanks for the sweet teaser, Mitzimesser.
animaru2413Aus*
Mar 29, 2007

easy but fun, good job
EA_KLEINAil*
Mar 29, 2007

did not see the minus signs

BUT.........


It is nice to know you wuv ur grandma
piano_playerAjp*
Mar 29, 2007

very easy but really fun
OhEmGeeA*
Mar 29, 2007

cute!

good idea!

loved it

message me!
GobyDude*
Mar 29, 2007

This seems too much like a spelling homework assignment; plus I did not see any signs indicating that someone should take out letters.

needs work.
ViaTunisi*
Mar 29, 2007

I got all the clues (without the hint), but I still couldn't figure out what it was supposed to say.
MadelulabelleAus*
Mar 29, 2007

I really liked this one, I am one of those people fortunate enough to still have two grandmothers living, although one of them lives across the country. I also liked the puzzle itself, this is the first one like this that I have seen on here but I have always enjoyed them. (and got them right)
QrystalAca*
Apr 05, 2007

Aww, how cute. Nice title too.

I didn't get it because I didn't see how "albino" would work for the white pigeon, and didn't know another word for it; "dove" did cross my mind, but a dove isn't a pigeon, so I was sure I was wrong... and I gave up. Oops.
QrystalAca*
Apr 05, 2007

OK so I was wrong about the dove/pigeon thing. They're both members of the columbidae family, so I guess that's close enough. But I've seen white pigeons around here, which made me think there must be something else that they're called. Doves are in the same family, and not all are white, but of course I know that the classic image of a dove is white...

ANyways, just wanted to clear that up. Still a nice teaser.
j9mattfieldAus*
Apr 19, 2007

Very enjoyable, and a wonderful title! I missed the "-" signs at first, but then it made sense. Thanks for the fun!
frodo18
Apr 13, 2010

Mop+p = Ma ??? I'm sorry I don't get it.
doeheadAus*
Apr 13, 2010

Pretty EZ
phyllisa*us*
Apr 13, 2010

I put "K" for 1,000, got stuck, but it was a sweet teaser.
patiencewithaP*us*
Apr 13, 2010

Easy but fun!
Loviepuppy*us*
Apr 13, 2010

Cool teaser I found it out when I looked at the hint.
davidrools*
Apr 13, 2010

I tell my Grandmo I love EWE everyday!
emu77alu02us*
Apr 13, 2010

cute. I know the "mo" is pronounced "ma,' but it was still funny to see it like that!
Babe*
Apr 13, 2013

Not one of my favorites. It was so easy and not really a phrase either.
gaylewolfAus*
Apr 13, 2013

It IS one of my favorites - and I love to hear it from one of my 14 grandchildren! Never can hear it enough! Thanks for posting!
cutebugAus*
Apr 13, 2013

EZPZ
HABS2933Aca*
Apr 13, 2013

I got it, but have a few issues still.

Even if a dove and pigeon are both members of the same family (columbidae ) does not make them the same animal. A wolf and a Chihuahua are both in the canine family, but are hardly the same animal.

At first I didn't look at the pronunciation of the word, but just what it read on paper, so had "I love you grandmo, since I knew this had to be wrong I guessed grandma.
skippington
Apr 13, 2013

according to wikipedia,"In general, the terms "dove" and "pigeon" are used somewhat interchangeably. In ornithological practice, "dove" tends to be used for smaller species and "pigeon" for larger ones, but this is in no way consistently applied, and historically, the common names for these birds involve a great deal of variation between the terms." so i believe the author of the teaser was correct to describe a dove as a white pigeon.
skippington
Apr 13, 2013

although, it would have made more sense to call a dove a small pigeon.
katamaster*
Apr 15, 2013

This is the most idiotic Braingle that I have seen in years!
mitzimesserAil*
Apr 16, 2013

Splitting hairs aside, I'm glad most people have enjoyed my teaser.



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