A Google-a-Day Puzzle for May 24

Geek Culture

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 much was your personal fortune worth if you wore ruffles in the New England colony settled in 1630?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

Search [most widely grown crop in America]. Find that this is corn. Searching for [corn moon] will show many articles on the Corn Moon or the Harvest Moon. Searching for [month of Corn Moon] will show that September is considered the month of the Corn Moon.


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