Friday, July 4, 2014

Mystery Question #9

"Consider the humble goatgrass, Mia." Max was pacing back and forth as was his habit when he was in a thoughtful manner, and these were his words for some time. Mia looked at him curiously.

"Aegilops is the genus. Bears a striking similarity to winter wheat. Or if Aegilops isn't to your fancy then how about billowy or ghosty? For that matter let us not forget spoonfeed."

"Is this one of your word plays?" asked Mia slyly as she gazed up at her brother.

"English is a marvelously eccentric language," Max said, by way of agreement.

What is curious about the words he mentioned?

I hope all of you are enjoying my delightful challenges. My new children's book The Circus For Hire is going to be released over the next month or so. This is a great way for my readers to learn more about my characters while also earning a free book. Remember answers go into the comment section.

Happy 4th of July to all of you. Let's celebrate our freedom.

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