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Title Author Type Date Words
Swinburne's "Nephelidia". Pude, Jim Poem May 1, 2014 620
Kickshaws. Morice, David List May 1, 2014 4821
Wordplay/slipperiness of language/N-tendres. Goldklang, Lew May 1, 2014 1618
Kickshaws November 2013. Nov 1, 2013 7346
US state nicknames, slogans & license plate legends. Francis, Darryl Nov 1, 2013 2524
Overlapping names. Eckler, A. Ross Nov 1, 2013 416
Making the Alphabet Dance--Part Two. Eckler, A. Ross Essay Nov 1, 2013 4862
Opening the floodgates to a Pandora's box of worms: new mixed and mashed metaphors. Hauptman, Don Nov 1, 2013 709
Sound bites--2. Kahan, Steve Brief article Nov 1, 2013 364
AEIOU times three delicacies. Francis, Darryl Nov 1, 2013 534
Dvorak typewriter words. Miller, Tristan Nov 1, 2013 1980
Similie for the camera! Galef, Daniel W. Nov 1, 2013 500
Internal palindromes and regular inflection. Hall, T.A. Nov 1, 2013 488
Compound interest. Schulman, Arthur Nov 1, 2013 601
Homophonemes. Nov 1, 2013 516
Parents and offspring reunited. Thorpe, Susan Nov 1, 2013 777
Word-play as evidence for the date of Durham. Evan, Peter D. Critical essay Sep 22, 2013 1872
More Ovine Resilience. Eckler, A. Ross Brief article May 1, 2013 409
Overlaps Part 2. Thorpe, Susan May 1, 2013 1457
Punk whiz 21. May 1, 2013 660
Animal mix-up. Harris, Monica A. Feb 23, 2013 110
Overlaps Part 1. Thorpe, Susan Feb 1, 2013 2040
French numbers. Francis, Darryl List Feb 1, 2013 2033
Wacky words and Steiner systems. Norton, Simon Nov 1, 2012 2885
The protean Pastern. Lederer, Richard Brief article Nov 1, 2012 247
Word cycles. Silverman, David L. Brief article Nov 1, 2012 142
Ghost. Silverman, David L. Nov 1, 2012 575
Centerpieces--1. Kahan, Steve Brief article Aug 1, 2012 468
Triangular progressions. Thorpe, Susan Aug 1, 2012 531
Long pair isograms. Grant, Jeff Aug 1, 2012 2981
Concerto for the Left Hand, un-raveled. Morice, David Brief article Aug 1, 2012 187
Political word squares. Morice, David Brief article Aug 1, 2012 329
Banananames. List May 1, 2012 1465
The tooth of the number. Brief article May 1, 2012 118
Threesums. May 1, 2012 690
The annals of Anil. May 1, 2012 2889
~Kickshaws from down under. Morice, David Feb 1, 2012 958
~Twenty nine new googol numbers. Morice, David Feb 1, 2012 699
~Turnabout is pair flay. Morice, David Brief article Feb 1, 2012 103
~Noodles by Louis. Morice, David Brief article Feb 1, 2012 125
~Missing kickshaws. Morice, David Brief article Feb 1, 2012 139
~Down but not out. Morice, David Fictional work Feb 1, 2012 407
Behind the art scene. Morice, David Brief article Feb 1, 2012 204
New pair isograms. Francis, Darryl Feb 1, 2012 2146
Colloquy. Excerpt Nov 1, 2011 463
~ Answers then questions. Brief article Nov 1, 2011 190
Stinky pinkies: variations. List Aug 1, 2011 436
Funny words 3. List Aug 1, 2011 755
More what four? Kahan, Steve Brief article Aug 1, 2011 434
Hydromorons. Anil List Aug 1, 2011 495
US county names. Francis, Darryl Aug 1, 2011 3372
Punk whiz 15. Anil Aug 1, 2011 719
Numerograms--another hidden meanings in letters. Radisavljevic, Zoran Aug 1, 2011 565
Totally extreme words. Thorpe, Susan Aug 1, 2011 1287
Kickshaws. Morice, David May 1, 2011 5989
Pseudoantonyms. Feb 1, 2011 550
Some Words to the Wise: Sixty More Adventures in Logology For the Connoisseur. Feb 1, 2011 1010
Post-its--1. Feb 1, 2011 506
Scrabble[R]-tile double word squares and rectangles. Feb 1, 2011 2093
Cipher wheels for cheerfuller hallmarking. Feb 1, 2011 2467
The alphanumeric properties of hyperpolygraphemic oligosyllables. Feb 1, 2011 3301
Punk Whiz 13. Feb 1, 2011 624
My Fifteen Minutes of Fame. Feb 1, 2011 621
A Backdoor Approach to Lipograms. Brief article Feb 1, 2011 534
A Lot of Hot Air. Feb 1, 2011 925
Resolving the Riddle: Plan Bee. Feb 1, 2011 1794
From trash to ashtray. Feb 1, 2011 339
Spoonerism riddles. Feb 1, 2011 496
Kickshaws Feb 2011. Feb 1, 2011 6475
A magic tour. Brief article Feb 1, 2011 303
Word rings from rearranged alphabets. Feb 1, 2011 496
Numerical charades part 4. Feb 1, 2011 1985
Ambiguity and morality in Jelinek's Bambiland. Bandhauer, Andrea Critical essay Dec 1, 2010 4505
Highly irregular verbs. Nov 1, 2010 955
Kickshaws. Nov 1, 2010 7348
Acrostic dictionary of wordplay terms. Nov 1, 2010 4491
Cliche corner. Brief article Jun 22, 2010 189
Punk whiz 10. Anil May 1, 2010 726
Apples of wordplay. Morice, Dave Brief article Nov 1, 2009 228
Aaddeennoorr. Francis, Darryl Brief article May 1, 2009 283
Fractional number names. Morice, David Brief article May 1, 2009 354
Fortune cookie wordplay. Morice, David Brief article May 1, 2009 128
Inane addenda. Eckler, A. Ross Feb 1, 2009 881
What now? Not "wow!": new spoonerisms. Hauptman, Don List Feb 1, 2009 705
In the beginning was the end. Morice, David Brief article Feb 1, 2009 137
Invasive Romans. Morice, David Brief article Feb 1, 2009 238
Reservations from abroad about the new US president. Morice, David Brief article Feb 1, 2009 94
Adverbial play: Tom Swifties. Morice, David Brief article Feb 1, 2009 277
Verbal play: croakers. Morice, David Feb 1, 2009 363
Cider house rolls. Morice, David Feb 1, 2009 417
Electrifying! Morice, David Brief article Feb 1, 2009 136
TGIF, etc. Morice, David Brief article Feb 1, 2009 84
Subject: kinda punny. Morice, David Feb 1, 2009 421
Weather report for Iowa City. Morice, David Brief article Feb 1, 2009 90
English: best for(e) play with words. Eckler, A. Ross Aug 1, 2008 2207
Colloquy. Aug 1, 2008 1189
Insiders. Puder, Jim Aug 1, 2008 973
A uni-verse of language, Part 2. Poem Aug 1, 2008 955
Word order. Brief article Aug 1, 2008 103
Interlocking ladders. Brief article Aug 1, 2008 105
When words don't fail us. Brief article Aug 1, 2008 121
Morrie's friend Don Hauptman provides the following postscript.... Brief article Aug 1, 2008 212
Ray, Gene, and the Washington Post word contests. Aug 1, 2008 396
Unique words. Brief article Aug 1, 2008 290
Acrostic equations. Aug 1, 2008 333
Beheading. Liu, Andy Aug 1, 2008 501
Comparative homophonic trios. ANIL Aug 1, 2008 306
A Mel Stover recollection. Friedhoffer, Bob Brief article Aug 1, 2008 333
Digital diversions. Thorpe, Susan Aug 1, 2008 4803
Town-and-state name transposals. Francis, Darryl Aug 1, 2008 1604
Amoebic charades. Thorpe, Susan Aug 1, 2008 689
Answers and solutions. Aug 1, 2008 1122
Diode. Morice, David Brief article May 1, 2008 137
Saga of the EMBs. Morice, David Brief article May 1, 2008 149
How they use ladders to make milk up on the farm. Morice, David Brief article May 1, 2008 273
Word playground. Morice, David Brief article May 1, 2008 131
Pairophones. Morice, David May 1, 2008 413
Apple-sauce, the lost years. Morice, David Brief article May 1, 2008 313
Logology in Hollywood. Holgate, John May 1, 2008 495
-Gry revisited. Francis, Darryl May 1, 2008 365
I love you more than ... Nightingale, Simon May 1, 2008 293
I've got your number. Ashley, Leonard Brief article May 1, 2008 258
Play tic-tac-toe ambidextrously. Farrell, Jeremiah; Farrell, Karen Brief article May 1, 2008 242
Acrostic equations. Anil May 1, 2008 1049
Affine word geometries. Thumpbindle, Oscar May 1, 2008 728
An order 5 affine geometry. Bumstead, Norwich Brief article May 1, 2008 256
Let's sing. Seguin, Lou May 1, 2008 118
Investment tips for 2008. Morice, David Brief article May 1, 2008 239
Another Washington Post word contest, and more. Morice, David Brief article May 1, 2008 175
Somebody heard somebody's song wrong. Morice, David May 1, 2008 522
Misheard song titles. Morice, David Brief article May 1, 2008 154
Strange song titles and lyrics. Morice, David Brief article May 1, 2008 316
Look back! Eckler, A. Ross Feb 1, 2008 1013
Colloquy. Feb 1, 2008 532
Hexagons and their edges. Thorpe, Susan Feb 1, 2008 1351
Kickshaws. Morice, David Feb 1, 2008 9274
What's in a name. Eckler, A. Ross Feb 1, 2008 598
Hail Mary, full of constraints. Feb 1, 2008 1054
Pairindromes. Feb 1, 2008 465
An oasis from the stasis: more linguistic observations, paradoxes, and miscellanea. Hauptman, Don Feb 1, 2008 861
World champ's analysis. Grant, Jeff Feb 1, 2008 822
Albuquerque words. Kahan, Steve Feb 1, 2008 359
What's in? A name !--Part II. Kahan, Steve Brief article Feb 1, 2008 313
Tourmaline magic. Thumpbindle, Oscar Feb 1, 2008 504
Dear Santa. Brief article Nov 1, 2007 149
Colloquy. Nov 1, 2007 811
Woolly worms. Brief article Oct 1, 2007 134
English language: check out this English language lunacy! Brief article Sep 1, 2007 317
Spoonergrams. Puder, Jim Aug 1, 2007 1463
My visit to grant's tome. Echols, Lacey Aug 1, 2007 998
Generic edges. Thorpe, Susan Aug 1, 2007 1089
AERST transposals. Grant, Jeff Aug 1, 2007 1422
Sudoku patterns. McManus, Christopher May 1, 2007 1159
Some of my favorite squares. Grant, Jeff May 1, 2007 3217
Anamonics. Myers, Jeff May 1, 2007 2768
Kickshaws. May 1, 2007 8990
A special type of word-shift square. Thorpe, Susan May 1, 2007 688
Shifting vowels & consonants independently. Thorpe, Susan May 1, 2007 383
Magic word dice. Farrell, Jeremiah May 1, 2007 783
Who you gonna call? Allan, Marc Brief article May 1, 2007 127
One of six and another of half a dozen. Mulcahy, Colm May 1, 2007 791
Using mathematical parentheses in English. Golomb, Solomon W. May 1, 2007 655
Logological enlightenment. Anil Brief article May 1, 2007 237
Subwords: a subdivision of neologistics. Anil May 1, 2007 513
Return of the palimerick. Puder, Jim May 1, 2007 905
Honorable mentions. Puder, Jim May 1, 2007 791
Signature spoonerisms. Anil May 1, 2007 1587
Distinct dozens. Kahan, Steve Brief article May 1, 2007 407
Consecutive palindromic triads. Kahan, Steve Brief article May 1, 2007 267
Pros and cons. Anil May 1, 2007 300
A perfect word. Anil May 1, 2007 631
How sun smart are you? Mar 1, 2007 169
Body builders. Soffe, Sharon A. Nov 1, 2006 114
"Ma is the measure of all things": a linguistic potpourri. Hauptman, Don Nov 1, 2006 805
Drop a letter. Girandola, Valeria Aug 1, 2006 130
Embedding Hamlet in pi. Keith, Mike; Eckler, A. Ross Aug 1, 2006 832
Adeginr aehlmops. Anil Aug 1, 2006 958
Colloquy. Aug 1, 2006 1037
My best Canadian place name transadditions. Francis, Darryl Aug 1, 2006 480
Anacrograms 2: acronyms; singles; phrases. Anil Aug 1, 2006 1826
Life's secret files. Thorpe, Susan Aug 1, 2006 1156
Kickshaws. Silverman, David L. Aug 1, 2006 6214
Pali ndromic triads: not quite Agamemnon. Kahan, Steven Aug 1, 2006 290
Land of the free. Jul 1, 2006 99
Wordplay in astronomy. Isaak, Mark May 1, 2006 1204
Kickshaws. Morice, Dave May 1, 2006 5209
Revisiting the Sator Square. Michaelsen, Ove Feb 1, 2006 550
Kickshaws. Morice, Dave Column Nov 1, 2005 7392
Classical blather: (S)wordplay. Humez, Nick Sep 22, 2005 3325
Card deck wordplay. Hauptman, Don Aug 1, 2005 1131
Obiter dicta. Brief Article Mar 22, 2005 210
Moose Laurels, Part 2: story spoonerisms. Hauptman, Don Nov 1, 2002 811
The Oz contradictionary: part 4. Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 1039
Vowel cascades, vowel movements and di-odes. Feb 1, 2002 1527
Kickshaws. Morice, David Feb 1, 2002 5703
A 15-BY-15 transposition square. Kumps, Luc Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 334
"Is that a pun in your pocket, or ...?". Hauptman, Don Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 620
Jokes & Riddles. Jun 1, 2000 118
If you're going to use youse, be sure yez spell it correctly. Wood, Alden Column Oct 1, 1998 846
Luisa Valenzuela's literal writing. Mouat, Ricardo Gutierrez Sep 22, 1995 7806
Two bardic themes: the Virgin and Child, and Ave-Eva. Breeze, Andrew Mar 22, 1994 7419
'Comed, conde': the Cid's use of parody. England, John Mar 22, 1994 1295
Confessions of a pun addict. Skow, John Jan 1, 1984 1055

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