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An Amazing Sentence!

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There is something unique about this sentence- other than being really hard to understand!.

Can you figure it out?

“I do not know where family doctors acquired illegibly perplexing handwriting nevertheless, extraordinary pharmaceutical intellectuality counterbalancing indecipherability, transcendentalizes intercommunications incomprehensibleness”.

Will give you until Wednesday to decipher it :)

20 Comments to “An Amazing Sentence!”


  1. tad | Profile

    The number of letters in each word goes up by one.
    I – 1
    do – 2
    not – 3
    know – 4

    incomprehensibleness – 20


  2. trunicated | Profile

    I
    do
    not
    know
    where
    family
    doctors
    acquired
    illegibly
    perplexing
    handwriting;
    nevertheless,
    extraordinary
    pharmaceutical
    intellectuality
    counterbalancing
    indecipherability,
    transcendentalizes
    intercommunications
    incomprehensibleness.


    I think you forgot a semi-colon in there. Remember reading this on bash.org so many years ago…


  3. trunicated | Profile

    Just realized that it doesn’t look super good with this font, but if you use a console type font (copy/paste what I did into notepad), you can see that each word is 1 character longer than the previous one. And, it looks really cool!


  4. Mehmet Karatay | Profile

    The Nth word has N letters.


  5. NitzOO | Profile

    The number of letters that compose each word increases from 1 to 20(i.e. I-1 do-2 not-3 … incomprehensibleness -20).


  6. Mashplum | PUZZLE MASTER | Profile

    Each word has one more letter than the one before.


  7. Falwan | Profile

    Words start with one letter, two, three …on up to twenty letters.


    very neat, indeed !


  8. Shawn | PUZZLE GRANDMASTER | Profile

    Each word is one letter longer than the last.


  9. doar823 | Profile

    each word has one more letter than the previous word


  10. exzeta | Profile

    Each word has one more letter than the one before it


  11. rachel | Profile

    each words increase in length by one letter


  12. the_god_dellusion | Profile

    the sentence begins with a 1 letter word then 2 then 3 etc…untill a 20 letter word.


  13. barftud | Profile

    The number of letters in each word increases by 1 with each word from 1 to 20 letters


  14. deejam | Profile

    Each word of the sentence is one letter longer than the previous word.


  15. Scott | Profile

    The number of letters in each word increase by one in the sentence. There are 20 letters in the 20th word.


    Scott


  16. mansona | Profile

    In this sentence the length of every successive word increases by a letter.
    1ST WORD ….1 LETTER
    2ND WORD …..2 LETTERS

    ….

    IT GOES ON LIKE THIS.


  17. RK | Founder | Profile

    very good!


  18. markodiablo | Profile

    The n-th word has n letters, where n = 1, 2, 3…19, 20.


  19. Sebastian Roughley | Profile

    Isn’t it called something like an incremental sentence?


  20. hex | PUZZLE MASTER | Profile

    Having had the first glance at this puzzle right now, and read all the comments above, I can safely say that the n-th word has n letters :D


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