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A Riddle

By Sue Cowing

 ©copyright 2015 by Sue Cowing


Illustration by Gina Perry

© 2015 by Gina Perry

There is a place not far to seek

where Friday’s the first day of the week

and the order of numbers is four before three

and eight before seven.  How can that be?

Lunch follows dinner, May follows June,

and morning comes long after afternoon

in this place I know.  You know it too,

but just in case you may need a clue:

one place where you may not think to look

is inside a special kind of book.




                                                           Answer: the dictionary



from Spider Magazine, April 2015

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