### Brain Teasers

# Middle Initial

I met 5 men today each with a unique name:

Albert S. Hawkins

John D. Hawkins

James I. Hawkins

Colin K. Hawkins

and Daniel Hawkins, who would not give me his middle initial.

Nevertheless I was able to work out the initial.

What was it?

Albert S. Hawkins

John D. Hawkins

James I. Hawkins

Colin K. Hawkins

and Daniel Hawkins, who would not give me his middle initial.

Nevertheless I was able to work out the initial.

What was it?

### Hint

You will need to do a fair bit of work with placings in the alphabet.### Answer

Daniel H. Hawkins.Take the first letter of Daniel's name (D) and find its place in the alphabet (4).

Now take the last letter of Daniel's name (L) and find its place (12).

Now subtract 4 from 12 to get 8 - and the 8th letter is H.

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logic, maybe

It's great, but it's not that fun...

Whoa! Brain ache. Way too hard for me...

it was pretty obvious and stupid.

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