Codeword Quote 3

Can you work out this quotation about the English language? (mobile phone users may not be able to see this image properly).

Each letter has been replaced with another letter and always with the same letter. So, for example, the new letter 'X' is always represented by the letter 'E', 'V' becomes the letter 'S', and so on. 


This time, there are NO letters to get you started, but here are some clues:


- Single letter words will either be an I or an A.
- A word of 5 or more letters with G as the final letter probably ends ING.
- There are no J's, K’s, Qs, V's, W's, X’s and Z's.

 

BUT the BIG CLUE: Three of these words are the same word: PROPERTY. The word ENGLISH is in there too. Somewhere.

 

The quotation is from the Saint Lucian poet and playwrightSir Derek Alton Walcott.

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The answers can be found in this section's answer page.

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