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Below you can find a proverb. The letters have been converted to their location in the alphabet and any spaces have been removed and new spaces added.

For example: CAT = 3 + 1 + 20 which becomes 3 1 2 0

1 2 1 2 1 7 8 2 0 5 1 8 9 1 9 2 0 8 5 2 5 1 9 2 0 1 3 5 4 9 3 9 1 4 5

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Answer: Laughter is the best medicine.

Laughter = 12 + 1 + 21 + 7 + 8 + 20 + 5 + 18

is = 9 + 19

the = 20 + 8 + 5

best = 2 + 5 + 19 + 20

medicine = 13 + 5 + 4 + 9 + 3 + 9 + 14 + 5.

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