8 January 2015


Solution to the previous puzzle:  

1. Gesëende Kersfees - Afrikaans
2. Boas Festas - Portuguese
3. Prejeme Vam Vesele Vanoce a stastny Novy Rok - Czech and Croatian
4. Glaedelig Jul - Danish
5. Hyvää Joulua - Finnish
6. Joyeux Noël - French
7. Fröhliche Weihnachten - German
8. Kala Christouyenna - Greek
9. Mele Kalikimaka - Hawaiian
10. Bada din Mubarak - Hindi
11. Nollaig Shona Dhuit - Irish
12. Buon Natale - Italian
13. Shinnen omedeto - Japanese
14. Kuwa na Krismasi njema - Swahili
15. Sung Tan Chuk Ha - Korean
16. Linksmų Kalėdų - Lithuanian
17. Feliz Navidad - Spanish
18. Natale hilare - Latin
19. Maligayang Pasko - Tagalog
20. Wesołych Świąt Bożego Narodzenia - Polish
21. Feliz Natal, Gajan Kristnaskon - Portuguese, Esperanto
22. S Rozhdestvom Kristovym (С Рождеством Христовым) - Russian
23. Suksun Wan Christmas - Thai
24. Chuc Mung Giang Sinh - Vietnamese

25. Nadolig Llawen - Welsh

New Puzzle:

Let's start off the new year with an easy one. Here is a classic riddle:

As I was going to St. Ives
I met a man with seven wives
Each wife had seven sacks
Each sack had seven cats
Each cats had seven kits
Kits, cats, sacks and wives

How many were going to St. Ives?

*Note, the first person to post the correct answer will get the bonus point.


Olena140 said...


P.S. Some also believe that one could answer - all were going to St. Eves - if one assumes that 'met' means that the person caught up with the group travelling in the same direction.

Michael said...

Very good, Olena. I was going to point out the same thing!