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A Publication Featuring The Information Services Technology of Maine State Government
|Volume VI, Issue 6||June 2003|
by Lester Dickey
Creativity is one of those maddening aspects of human activity which is not well understood. One thing is sure, inspiration does not strike until you have put in sufficient mental effort. Test your creativity on these.
Make a proper English sentence using all of the words in each of the following lists. A few commas may be needed. The first is for a chance at the pizza; the second is a little more difficult and is for fun only.
Please e-mail Lester Dickey with your answer and your name, phone number, and the organization for which you work. Or call Barbara Buck at 624-9501. The winner will be drawn from all the correct entries and will receive a FREE pizza, donated either from CJs Pizza or from the EDOC Cafeteria. All answers must be in no later than the 14th of the month.
Last month's challenge brought 90 submissions, with 80 correct answers. The winner, chosen by random drawing, is Michael T. Parker of DEP.
The answers to last months Challenge are: The original price was $4.00. The 25% increase brought the price to $5.00. The 25% decrease then brought the price to $3.75 ($1.25 less). Therefore, the answer to the first question was "less," and to the second, "$4.00."