Not your average
anagram finder! ThreePirateDucks have produced a great anagramming
tool that allows you to extract a chosen word out of the anagram,
then presents subsequent choices remaining. This is much easier than
scaning the lists that go on forever.
An original vocabulary
series available in downloadable PDF files, featuring wordlists derived
from 1) dichotomies (swiftness vs slowness), 2) books and authors
(e.g. F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby), and 3) disciplines
and careers (economics, politics, visual art, robotics). There
is even a self-marking unit!
- The Wordserver
Anu Garg's web-niche for linguaphiles,
offering A.Word.A.Day, anagrams-by-mail, dictionary
definitions by mail and much more! Sign onto Anu's listserver
and pay attention -- you never know when I'll test you on his words.
From kindred puzzler Mike
Curl comes Best for Puzzles. This robust site offers solving
resources and links to crosswords, codewords, word searches, jigsaws
& other puzzles, games and trivia.
offers fun, addicting quizzes updated daily. Can you type the
names of the NFL teams, or complete catch phrases from the 1990s or
2000s? How about completing book titles with missing names? It's timed!
It's frenetic and fun-- bet you can't do just one!
Have a look at this well-established
Look Dictionary Search
This one will be interest to
word play creators. This resource allows you to search dictionaries
based on wildcard patterns. For instance, if I want all words and
phrases featuring the word 'city', I search *city*. A great site!
Crossword addicts will enjoy Puzzle Express.
They offer puzzle playing software, puzzles, free monthly puzzles
to download and an online crossword and word search. In the near future,
they hope to offer puzzles by e-mail.
Puzzles.com - the world's best resource for puzzling
on the Internet - is about Puzzles, Illusions, Tricks, Toys, and everything
around all these Great, Funny, Entertaining, Intellectual and Educational
Shawn Kennedy has written trivia and word games for
six TV game shows. Each year, he writes puzzles for the Google U.S.
Puzzle Championship and is a judge at the American Crossword Puzzle
Tournament. A longtime contributor to Games and Games World of Puzzles
magazines, he creates a wide range of teasers from word games and
logic puzzles to 10-page puzzle mysteries.Visit his puzzlement.us
website for ingenious word and logic puzzles.
Richard Lederer's Verbivore
web site. Word fun and wisdom
from America's prolific wordguru. Includes comprehensive word links
Young Leonard and the scientists
at Wordles have hooked up a variety of word manipulation machines
to the Internet to provide cryptogram, word search, and words-within-words
searches. Wordly links and word game book links round out the Wordles
laboratory. Don't bust any beakers in the lab! And always remember
to add vowels to the consonants, never the other way round!
Are you callipygian?
Wordsmith Michael Quinion has compiled a fascinating website--a gallimaufry
of interesting words and phrases. Don't head in unless you have time
to devote to a callithumpian visit with the English language! Now
- what was that word for "the carousing of seamen on board Greenland
whaling ships"... ??