A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Mar. 15

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Our good friends at Google run a daily puzzle challenge and asked us to help get them out to the geeky masses. Each day’s puzzle will task your googling skills a little more, leading you to Google mastery. Each morning at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time you’ll see a new puzzle, and the previous day’s answer (in invisitext) posted here.

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We leave the comments on so people can work together to find the answer. As such, if you want to figure it out all by yourself, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS!

Also, with the knowledge that because others may publish their answers before you do, if you want to be able to search for information without accidentally seeing the answer somewhere, you can use the Google-a-Day site’s search tool, which will automatically filter out published answers, to give you a spoiler-free experience.

And now, without further ado, we give you…


How would you ask a grocer for “Edam cheese” in the language of the country where it originates?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

Search [orisue] and learn that this is an earlier term for what we now call “origami.” Search for [Ranma-Zushiki 1743] to find that it is a woodblock book that shows the origami figure Tamatebako, or the folded paper box.

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