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Puzzle-maker slips 'Murdoch Is Evil' into Rupert Murdoch's Sunday Telegraph

LIVESIHCODRUM read backwards spells "Murdoch Is Evil."
By Evan Bleier Follow @itishowitis Contact the Author   |   Updated Dec. 10, 2013 at 10:13 AM

Dec. 10 (UPI) -- A message hidden in a word search in Sydney's Sunday Telegraph seemed to indicate the puzzle-maker wasn’t a big fan of the man signing their checks.

Harry the Dog’s weekly kids’ word search contained the message LIVESIHCODRUM, which, when read backwards, could be interpreted as Murdoch Is Evil.

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch owns the Telegraph.


The theme of the puzzle was the “amazing animals” of Indonesia. It took about two days before the hidden message was spotted and the Telegraph has refused to comment on the puzzle.

But Twitter had plenty of comments:




Social media also named the possible source of the hidden message:



[The Guardian]

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