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- "Oh my God! There's an axe in my head.": How to say this phrase in various languages.
- A Collection of Word Oddities and Trivia: Includes book of word records, palindromic words, pangrams, most beautiful and ugly words, Scrabble words, and Bible word trivia.
- A Flock of Segers: Wordplay combining titles and names of bands and movies.
- Answers to Rhetorical Questions: Covers a wide-ranging number of subjects.
- Before and After: The object is to fill in the blanks. Example: "____ day ____" becomes "Sun day light", that is, "Sunday" and "Daylight".
- Beggar's Opera and its Sanskrit Wordplay: Offers linguistical evidence that John Gay's classic contains wordplay based on the ancient Hindu language.
- Bovilexics.com: Humorous new words and phrases created to define various important and unimportant concepts.
- Condit's Linguistical Predicament: Shows how the Latin word, "condit", typifies the political woes of Gary Condit in the Chandra Levy matter.
- Dave's Fun Words: Categorized list of words which are fun to say.
- Dictionary Of Wordplay: A collection of puns, tomswiftys, jokes, tongue-twisters, double entendres, homonyms, and homophones.
- Dislexicon Word Generator: Contains Dislexicon, which generates new made-up words and definitions for them.
- Euler's Day Off: Rearrange a five-by-five grid of letters to form words in crossword fashion. There is a daily puzzle with no registration.
- Family Travel Games: A book of family-oriented wordplay to occupy time during road trips, from easy to challenging. No additional implements needed.
- Faulkner or Machine Translation?: A quiz to determine whether literary passages are the Faulkner originals or ones machine-translated from German into English.
- Fun With Words: Heteronyms, contronyms, eponyms, word/letter frequencies and other trivia.
- Fun-with-words.com: Dedicated to oddities of the English language plus various types of wordplay.
- Funny Names Site: Contains names like Justin Credible and Mandy Lifeboats.
- Gadzillion Things to Think About: 10,000+ rhetorical questions. Accepts submissions.
- Humour Articles: Collection of various forms of wordplay: puns, deft definitions and anagrams.
- Language Fun: Shows how English can be distorted, corrupted or misinterpreted under numerous circumstances.
- LazrChet's Rhetorical Questions: Questions designed to open one's mind, even if no answer is expected.
- List of Silly Names: Includes towns, marriages, silly science and universities. Accepts submissions.
- Loquacious Lipograms: Information and links on lipograms, works of fiction that omit a single letter.
- Lost in Translation: See what happens when an English phrase is translated by computer back and forth between 5 different languages. Confusion results.
- Ms-Sam-Antics: Oxymora, famous last words and Confucius Says are just some of the wordplay included.
- Name Wordplay: Example: If Yoko Ono married Sonny Bono, she'd be Yoko Ono Bono.
- National Public Radio: New York Times and Weekend Edition puzzle editors present a weekly wordplay challenge.
- Obfuscations of Celebrated Oracular Utterings: Rewords familiar phrases, idioms, and aphorisms with grandiose, academic words and descriptions.
- Opundo: Includes wordplay and oddities, mathematica, theologica, computica, scientifica, and other humour.
- Phobias: Article lists some of the more amusing phobias, like arachibutyrophobia-- fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
- Piece of Pi MadLibs: Site featuring a collection of madlibs.
- SadMan Software: Wordplay: Software for the word-puzzle enthusiast.
- Sanskrit Humor: Wordplay in, about or involving Sanskrit.
- Sayings and Rhetoric: Mind-wanderings and rhetorical questions.
- Science Wordplay: Deals with conversion of measuring units from a scientific angle.
- Scorpio Tales: Collection of anagrams, pangrams, eponyms, heteronyms, contronyms, homophones and mangled English.
- Similes Galore: A book of the author's own personally-created similes, catch phrases, and one-liners.
- Sources of the word Yahoo: Claims that Jonathan Swift used various words that look or sound like "Yahoo", including Chinese, Greek, and Russian.
- Stink Pink: Questions have answers with two rhyming words.
- Stupid Questions: Asks for your opinion about and submission of rhetorical questions.
- Text Messages: A collection of symbolic "smiley" messages.
- The Collective Noun Page: Entertaining and annotated listing of collective nouns such as 'a murder of crows' and 'a pomposity of professors'.
- The Fictionary: Contains new, made-up words which are combinations of other words. Accepts contributions.
- The Hooter List: Joe Bob Briggs offers a list of synonyms for the female breast.
- The Tate Family Members: Plays on words using "Tate" as a last name.
- The Word Spy: Explains new words and phrases with new entries added regularly, plus archives of previous entries.
- Thinking on Words: A whimsical view on some words and expressions.
- Untruisms and One-Trick Words: Phrases that are only used when they are untrue, and words that can only be used within a cliche'.
- Vocab Vitamins: A new word each day, plus the tools to enable you to use it.
- Vocal Names Riddles: Guess a celebrity's name which is actually made of various words.
- Wireless Power Word Game: Challenging word jumbles posted every week.
- Word Games Software: Created specifically for Scrabble players, a downloadable English thesaurus and dictionary for Windows.
- Word Masher: Scrambles your text but leaves the first and last letter of each word intact. The result is readable if you have a good vocabulary.
- Word Soup Without Vowels: A 12x13 diagram contains various letters in it--without vowels. Find as many words in the diagram and e-mail in your answers. Also Spanish-oriented.
- Word-Jumble.com: Unscramble mixed-up letters dealing with sports, books, music and miscellaneous. Click on the scrambles to find their answers.
- WordBall: The viewer competes against a computer in a baseball-like word-game.
- Wordage: The Game of Words: Has three levels of difficulty to challenge the average player as well as any lurking wordsmiths.
- Wordorium: A repository of newfangled words with mangled or meandering meanings created by wordpeckers.
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