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Business is business (Posted on 2016-08-24) Difficulty: 2 of 5
What’s unusual (discounting the eccentric wording) about this paragraph, composed by Lawrence Cowan?

Trade was arrested as a base act after federated reserves regressed faster as extracted free trade was saved as extra reverted waste. Deserted as better fates were created, a few brave castes feared effects as excess stargazers were severed. Statecraft fretted, staggered, braced as steadfast braggarts beat state stewards, stewardesses. Tested as a great craze, trade traversed war; zest was dead as a few eager asses abated better treats, detested street fracases. Facts were effaced as we attested a great faded age.

No Solution Yet Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
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Solution re: Hint for previous solvers. | Comment 4 of 6 |
(In reply to Hint for previous solvers. by Jer)

Okay, it has none of these:


Code snippet:

 alp$ = "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz"
 Open "noaen.txt" For Input As 1
 Line Input #1, l$
 l = LCase(l)
 For i = 1 To 26
  If InStr(l, Mid(alp, i, 1)) = 0 Then Text1.Text = Text1.Text & Mid(alp, i, 1)

  Posted by Charlie on 2016-08-24 10:53:52
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