Hieroglyphic Soup

Ancient Egypt swings in and out of fashion, of course, but why can’t I find noodles in the form of hieroglyphics? Capitalism has failed me! Stupid capitalism.

Alternative thinkier question: what language and character set of soup gives you the greatest probability of finding a word in your spoon? I’m tempted to say Chinese, because any realistic Chinese alphabet soup would have a limited, and carefully chosen, set of characters – but is it cheating to use a cherry-picked noodle distribution?


  1. Rasmus wrote:

    What about long noodlestrings that form words in Arabic? That way you could get an entire sentence in your spoon!

  2. yami wrote:

    Depends how big your spoon is I guess. And what about the vowel markings?

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