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New SSHRC Funding for The Riddle Project

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The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council has granted support to the project over the next two years to investigate this new genre from an interdisciplinary angle. The team, led by Nathalie Cooke, Associate Dean of ROAAr, includes an energetic …

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Loving in truth and fain in Riddle my love to show: Mother’s Day Acrostics with The Riddle Project

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By Leehu Sigler “I’ve put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that’s the only way of insuring one’s immortality”[1]– James Joyce Timeless Riddles is back …

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Can You Spot It?: Solving Visual Puzzles with The Riddle Project

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By Leehu Sigler “Too many riddles weigh men down on earth. We must solve as we can, and try to keep a dry skin in the water.”[1] ― The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky Timeless Riddles is back with some more puzzling …

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Some Rhyme, Some Chime: Practicing Enigmas and Charades with The Riddle Project

By Leehu Sigler Timeless Riddles is a ROAAr project dedicated to transcribing, solving, and researching riddles found in early manuscripts! Help us solve them all! “It is one thing…to have very good sense in a common way, like every body …

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How Many Can You Solve? : The Riddle Project

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By Leehu Sigler The Riddle Project is a ROAAr project dedicated to transcribing, solving, and researching riddles found in early manuscripts! Help us solve them all! What can promote innocent mirth, and I may say virtue, more than a good …

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