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In the "Adventure of the Dancing Men", Sherlock Holmes made sense of the Dancing Men Code using logical reasoning and a good knowledge of the English language. For example, he used the fact that the letter "e" is the most frequent letter of the alphabet.

The Dancing Men Cipher is an example of a substitution cipher, where each letter of the alphabet is substituted by a symbol. Such ciphers can be used to encode messages, that can easily be decoded by someone who knows the substitution rules.

This game allows you to decode English proverbs by gathering clues from the occurrences of letters. You decode each proverb by re-arranging its letters with a simple-to-use drag-and-drop interface. In this version, there are a total of 27 puzzles divided into 3 levels. In each level, you can solve any of 9 puzzles arranged in 3 rows of 3. When you solve 3 puzzles that form a line in the TIC-TAC-TOE formation of the 9 puzzles, you can advance to the next level.

Test your knowledge of English proverbs and your logical reasoning abilities by playing Sherlock Holmes!

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