If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

The Foxer

Every year in the UK...

15 people are trampled to death by cows
3 cows are trampled to death by people
6 rabbits give celibacy a try
1 mouse drowns in a glass of port
18 snails purchase home insurance
712 butterflies self-harm

Below is a list of '25 Things That You Might Find in a Sewer or Storm Drain' (‘things’ is used here in its broadest possible sense). Entries have been stripped of vowels and had any inter-word spaces repositioned. For example, if ‘Joseph Bazalgette’ was present, he might appear as…

JSPHBZ LGTT

Methane would be…

MTHN

The last three entries in the list – those marked with asterisks – are especially fiendish. Not only are they vowel-less, they have also been anagrammed.

1. LN DNNDR GRNDMSQT
2. T
3. RBNXP LRR
4. CR LRD
5. TYGH
6. NDYDF RSN
7. BLCKWTR
8. PR TLVCM
9. LTNN TZDR
10. B LDCR G
11. THNYLSTRDL
12. MSM
13. MSTRS PLNTR
14. MNCP R
15. KYLKT RN
16. CLCN
17. JHNHLLNG SHD
18. NSPC TNRBT
19. JNVL JN
20. B LCKSWN
21. FLPNK
22. GNBLG RND
23. RSHT*
24. RD*
25. GBTFR*

*       *       *

The theme of last week's hive foxer was correctly identified by phlebas but many of the component words remain foxy.

VIANDEN CASTLE (Shiloh)
PATTON (Shiloh)
DUCHY (phlebas)
RADIO (Stugle)

Tagged With

Support Rock Paper Shotgun

Subscribe and get access to supporter-only articles, an ad-free reading experience, free gifts, and game discounts. Your support helps us create more great writing about PC games.

See more information

More News

Latest Articles

Rock Paper Shotgun logo

We've been talking, and we think that you should wear clothes

Total coincidence, but we sell some clothes

Rock Paper Shotgun Merch