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Bugs and Cubs (Posted on 2007-05-29) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Twenty creatures have been encoded according to the following rules.

u = a e i o u
b = b d f h k l t
c = c m n r s v w x z
g = g j p q y,

So, for example cucub would represent camel and buuc would represent lion.

Can you solve these? (If you find more than one answer, please let me know!)

bucgucuu
ubugbucb
ubugu
gucubbu
cbucucucuc
ccubu
ucbubugu
cubcu
cubbubuucb
ubbuc
ccucububu
bucucb
buggugubucuc
cuucu
uucbcucb
buccu
gucgubuc
ubbugubuc
buguc
buucuc

See The Solution Submitted by Josie Faulkner    
Rating: 4.5000 (2 votes)

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Solution solution (computer aided) | Comment 2 of 12 |
Still missing two.

kangaroo
elephant
[ubugu : ?]
gazelle / giraffe / gorilla
rhinoceros
snake
antelope
cobra / zebra
wildebeest
adder / otter
crocodile
locust
hippopotamus
moose / mouse
aardvark
horse / larva
[gucgubuc ?]
alligator
tapir / tiger
beaver / toucan

Code used:

while read name; do echo "$name"; cat /usr/share/dict/words | grep -e ^`echo $name | sed -e's/u/[aeiou]/g' -e's/b/[bdfhklt]/g' -e's/g/[gjpqy]/g' -e's/c/[cmnrsvwxz]/g'`$; echo '##################################'; done < names


  Posted by Robby Goetschalckx on 2007-05-29 12:11:10
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