2
$\begingroup$

I saw one in Key West, and then I saw one in the Pacific Northwest. It has seven letters in its name, and uses each of the 5 standard vowels exactly once.

What did I see?

$\endgroup$
3
  • 3
    $\begingroup$ I found the "all five vowels in 7 letters" clue a total giveaway and the other ones too vague to be useful, though "Pacific Northwest" gave confirmation when I Googled it with the answer. I think this riddle would be better if the clues were more "balanced" in helpfulness so that one would need to put them together. $\endgroup$
    – xnor
    Dec 5, 2014 at 4:28
  • $\begingroup$ We have google though. Google the relevant terms and the answer to your question will be on the first page, if not the first link. $\endgroup$
    – McMagister
    Dec 5, 2014 at 4:49
  • 2
    $\begingroup$ Also people here are pros $\endgroup$
    – d'alar'cop
    Dec 5, 2014 at 11:31

2 Answers 2

4
$\begingroup$

Is it a

Sequoia?

Only word I know that fits the description.

Explanation:

A Sequoia is a type of tree that grows in the Pacific Northwest. It is also the name of a Toyota SUV. Whether this vehicle is particularly popular in Key West, I do not know.

$\endgroup$
4
  • $\begingroup$ I only heard of this city just now, so I guess you saw a Toyota ____? $\endgroup$
    – McMagister
    Dec 5, 2014 at 4:29
  • $\begingroup$ I'm confused, what's the connection between Key West and Toyota? $\endgroup$
    – xnor
    Dec 5, 2014 at 4:38
  • 1
    $\begingroup$ @wildBillMunson I haven't and neither have most people here. Nor did Google turn up anything. So, it's too obscure as a clue. $\endgroup$
    – xnor
    Dec 5, 2014 at 7:17
  • $\begingroup$ @wildBill yes it's too obscure. also McMagister, please provide a full explanation $\endgroup$
    – d'alar'cop
    Dec 5, 2014 at 11:30
3
$\begingroup$

You saw "The AIOU".

The AIOU is a research facility/university in pakistan. Upon your travels you saw some of their handiwork in the form of a peer reviewed paper.

$\endgroup$

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.