Matthew Parker's Decoder #2011-7

Do you know what all the bugs stand for in the July 2011 issue of Clubhouse magazine? Don't get bugged! Here's the code again:

How It Works:
This is a hard one! To decipher these bugs, assign points to each insect. A fly equals five points. Each mosquito equals one point. Add the insects grouped together to get a number. So one fly and two mosquitoes grouped together equal seven points.

Then, match the final number with the letter on this chart:

Have you figured out the secret word? According to Matthew 5:16, it's what we should do so others will give glory to God.

Some people think insects hate yellow light, but the truth is, they just can’t see it. Many insects see lights that shine ultraviolet or blue light. The less ultraviolet or blue they are, the harder they are for the pests to see, so they just pass them up all together.

Look for another secret message next month!

Copyright © 2011 by Christopher Maselli. Used by permission. Illustration © Gary Locke.