Don't Pull Jack's Leg!In Cryptography teasers, a phrase or expressions has been encoded in some way (frequently by replacing letters with other letters). You need to figure out the encoding method and then decode the message to find the answer.
The following quotations all have a common theme. Can you decipher them?
JACKLEG MUGL, ONE WE FAKLC'E LKKY EA MUG KCANRJ EA LNWE LAYK MKAMQK. - XWC JNOOUBF
EJK OKLE YKULNBK AS U YUC'L JACKLEG WLC'E JWL WCPAYK EUH BKENBC. WE'L EJK TKBA UFVNLE AC JWL OUEJBAAY LPUQK. - UBEJNB P. PQUBXK
EJKBK UBK ACQG EDA DUGL AS EKQQWCR EJK PAYMQKEK EBNEJ - UCACGYANLQG UCF MALEJNYANLQG. - EJAYUL LADKQQ
DJKC LAYKEJWCR EJUE JACKLE WL LUWF WE NLNUQQG CKKFL U SKD YWCNEKL AS LWQKCPK EA FWLLWMUEK. - MUYKQU BWOAC
WS EJK EBNEJ FAKLC'E LUIK NL, DJUE FAKL EJUE LUG UOANE NL? - QAWL YPYULEKB ONVAQF
AnswerThe theme is HONESTY.
A = O
B = R
C = N
D = W
E = T
F = D
G = Y
H = X
I = V
J = H
K = E
L = S
M = P
N = U
O = B
P = C
Q = L
R = G
S = F
T = Z
U = A
V = J
W = I
X = K
Y = M
Z = Q (not used)
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people. - Kin Hubbard
The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale. - Arthur C. Clarke
There are only two ways of telling the complete truth - anonymously and posthumously. - Thomas Sowell
When something that honest is said it usually needs a few minutes of silence to dissipate. - Pamela Ribon
If the truth doesn't save us, what does that say about us? - Lois McMaster Bujold
JACKLEG is an adjective that describes someone who is unscrupulous or without the accepted standards of one's profession, such as a jackleg lawyer.
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