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oroboros commented on the word multiplicative offset shift pair
In wordplay, to shift letters by a multiplicative factor through the alphabet to form another word: e.g., birds --> fable, since 'b'(2) x 3 = 'f'(6); 'i'(9) x 3 = 'a'(1--i.e., 27, which is 26+1), etc.
--Chris Cole, Wordplay
May 23, 2008
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