### Brain Teasers

# Hppf Yjomhd?

Cryptography
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 are common pieces of advice that have been encrypted using more than just the 26 letters of the alphabet.

Can you figure out the quotes and (for a bigger challenge) the encryption pattern?

1. Hppf yjomhd vp,r yp yjpdr ejp esoy. Imlmpem

2. Jsdyr ,slrd esdyr. Kpjm Jrueppf

3. [rp[;r ejp ;obr om h;sdd jpidrd djpi;f mpy yjtpe dypmrd. Imlmpem

Can you figure out the quotes and (for a bigger challenge) the encryption pattern?

1. Hppf yjomhd vp,r yp yjpdr ejp esoy. Imlmpem

2. Jsdyr ,slrd esdyr. Kpjm Jrueppf

3. [rp[;r ejp ;obr om h;sdd jpidrd djpi;f mpy yjtpe dypmrd. Imlmpem

### Hint

Look at your hands.### Answer

1. Good things come to those who wait. - Unknown2. Haste makes waste. - John Heywood

3. People who live in glass houses should not throw stones. - Unknown

Pattern -- all of the quotes were typed with fingers one letter off on the home row (of a standard QWERTY keyboard). That's why there are no A's, Q's or Z's and

S is an A

N is a B

V is a C

F is a D

R is an E

G is an F

H is a G

J is an H

O is an I

K is a J

L is a K

; is an L

, is an M

M is an N

P is an O

[ is a P

W is a Q

T is an R

D is an S

Y is a T

I is a U

B is a V

E is a W

C is an X

U is a Y

and

X is a Z

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