Note: My grandma is a little odd. She only likes certain things. Solve this puzzle by providing phrases that are true. For example: Grandma likes A but not B

  • Grandma likes coffee but not tea.
  • Grandma likes fall but not autumn.
  • Grandma likes seconds but not minutes.
  • Grandma likes dark but not light.
  • Grandma likes one but not two.
  • Grandma likes false but not true.

(Puzzle Credit: My friend Derek)

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    $\begingroup$ I believe that this is a Grandma Likes Word™ puzzle in sheep’s clothing. $\endgroup$ – Peregrine Rook Oct 27 '16 at 14:26
  • $\begingroup$ Good call.Worth it to rework the question? $\endgroup$ – Kevin Rock Oct 27 '16 at 14:27
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    $\begingroup$ It's up to you.  If it were my choice, I'd slap on a word-property tag and leave the rest alone. $\endgroup$ – Peregrine Rook Oct 27 '16 at 14:30
  • $\begingroup$ @Beastly Why did you make that edit? $\endgroup$ – grg Oct 28 '16 at 9:26
  • $\begingroup$ @grgarside oh that was just a test. Probably should have done it somewhere else.. $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Oct 28 '16 at 11:17

Grandma likes

Flowers but not plants
Fingers but not toes
Fridges but not magnets
In but not out
Pancakes but not sweets
Paper clips but not staples


Because grandma does not like Tea!

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    $\begingroup$ This is an oldie but a goodie. $\endgroup$ – paolo Oct 27 '16 at 16:36

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