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The Sphinx Speaks
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"I believe it was called 'cursive'."
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'It's not a prescription. It's a letter from my son in med school that I'm hoping you can decipher.'
"I don't do spells. I'm a wizard at deciphering rap lyrics."
"Did you enter the correct password?"
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"These financials look right. They smell right -- they're either right or very clever."
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A.I. apology cards to humans.
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"Tell us, in layman's terms, what your breakthrough means." "Certainly. K-4/7....5T"
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"Hey, Bill. When you're done with that terror threat, can you help me decipher my kid's text message?"
"We're having a devil of a job trying to crack your doctor's prescription, sir!"
"Let's just make random clicking noises: it will keep the scientists busy for years trying to decipher our language..."
'The mysteries of hyena laughter deciphered.'
'And if you can't find a government job, there's always the ever expanding cell phone bill deciphering market!'
'What you did is you took the encrypted message and instead of decrypting it, you encrypted it further.'