The word: WIZARD is interesting; as follows:
Using the standard English alphabet
W 4 from the end
I 9 from the start
Z 1 from the end
A 1 from the start
R 9 from the end
D 4 from the start
Also, each alphabet position used is a square!
Interesting? Any other magical properties?
I spotted this in 1991 while travelling on a bus and having finished a Terry Pratchett novel, having nothing else to do.
But do you know the answer to the crossword question in Making Money?
"1 down: Shaken players shift the load (9 letters)
Spoiler wrote:Answer = Carthorse
I am rubbish at cryptic crosswords... and I only like puzzles where I can turn the page and see the answers. TELL ME THE ANSWER! NOW!
And welcome Malcfw. My oldest sends me strange mathmatical messages like that from trains. "Do you realise that in six years time when I am the age you were when you had me, Morgan will be the age I was when Hayden was born, and if you add our ages up and divide it by sum of the numbers of the year you were born it equals the age dad was when I was born.." or something like that