A colleague recently sent you the following puzzle in an email.

ejsy lomf pg vpsy vsm pm;u nr [iy pm ejrm oy od ery

What should your reply be? To make it more fun, reply in the same language.


1 Answer 1


The answer is:

s vpsy pg [somy

Which means:

A coat of paint

The clue is:

"what kind of coat can only be put on when it is wet"

The key is:

The QWERTY keyboard has been shifted to the right by one key!

  • $\begingroup$ am I right in assuming that you understand the signficance of the "key"? $\endgroup$
    – Kenshin
    Nov 9, 2014 at 5:52
  • $\begingroup$ @Mew yes, apparently that would be a safe assumption (now :p) $\endgroup$
    – d'alar'cop
    Nov 9, 2014 at 5:59

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