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Posts tagged with friday follies:

Some Like It How?!

Posted on 10 July, 2015

Avid Ones

Posted on 29 May, 2015

The Whisky's Great, Though The Steak is Lousy

Posted on 24 April, 2015

Losing It Big-Time

Posted on 27 March, 2015

Turning Tail

Posted on 13 March, 2015

Shifty Maids of May

Posted on 27 February, 2015

Clambers of the Scramble

Posted on 27 August, 2014

Royal Visit

Posted on 22 August, 2014

Loo Lighters

Posted on 15 August, 2014

Shark-Shear-Ark

Posted on 8 August, 2014

C-Switch

Posted on 1 August, 2014

Clever Cleaver

Posted on 24 July, 2014

U & I

Posted on 18 July, 2014

Entitlement

Posted on 4 July, 2014

TV Interference

Posted on 27 June, 2014

Underdogeroos

Posted on 13 June, 2014

Madame Ovary

Posted on 6 June, 2014

Box Sets

Posted on 30 May, 2014

Ballet Battle

Posted on 23 May, 2014

Shred Dog

Posted on 16 May, 2014

Cheaper Cheeper

Posted on 2 May, 2014

Lost At The Front

Posted on 25 April, 2014

Aha!

Posted on 4 April, 2014

Seemly Themely

Posted on 21 March, 2014

Nepal Plane

Posted on 20 February, 2014

Alternate Musicians

Posted on 11 February, 2014

Gloom Gleam

Posted on 24 January, 2014

Happy 100 You Old Rascal You

Posted on 21 December, 2013

Idiom Fail

Posted on 6 December, 2013

Brianteasers

Posted on 29 November, 2013

Random House

Posted on 19 November, 2013

Addition Addiction

Posted on 15 November, 2013

C Change

Posted on 1 November, 2013

Stun Grenades

Posted on 25 October, 2013

Au Contraire

Posted on 9 October, 2013

Cluetopia Cometh

Posted on 4 October, 2013

Mr Wellerisms

Posted on 27 September, 2013

Hamburger & Huh (41)

Posted on 13 September, 2013

Sex Jerkins

Posted on 30 August, 2013

Swapping Sides

Posted on 26 July, 2013

'Th' Friday Follies

Posted on 12 July, 2013

Locale Heroes

Posted on 21 June, 2013

Spood Foonerisms

Posted on 20 June, 2013

Prime Roast

Posted on 13 June, 2013

All ABOARD?

Posted on 21 May, 2013

Clodstreet

Posted on 17 May, 2013

The Who?

Posted on 7 May, 2013

Diversion Version

Posted on 5 April, 2013

Times 9580

Posted on 22 March, 2013

Disgruntlement

Posted on 15 March, 2013

It's All Geek To Me

Posted on 8 March, 2013

Sydney Sublurbia

Posted on 1 March, 2013

Limitless Fun For All Ages

Posted on 22 February, 2013

Lilley's Wardrobe

Posted on 20 February, 2013

Short Words

Posted on 15 February, 2013

Fashion Plates

Posted on 13 February, 2013

Hungry Games - and Wowlets

Posted on 1 February, 2013

Needing No Intro

Posted on 15 January, 2013

Blood Transfusion

Posted on 11 January, 2013

Highbrow & Low

Posted on 3 January, 2013

Xoloitzcuintli

Posted on 14 December, 2012

TROY + F = 40

Posted on 7 December, 2012

Tour Leaders

Posted on 30 November, 2012

That Man Nib Again

Posted on 23 November, 2012

Oxford Words

Posted on 16 November, 2012

DA-LI

Posted on 9 November, 2012

Bodies in Time

Posted on 2 November, 2012

Not Half Bad

Posted on 12 October, 2012

The Anxious Fulfilment

Posted on 5 October, 2012

Friday Follies 2

Posted on 2 March, 2012

Wordburger Awaits!

Welcome all puzzle-lovers, including any chompers of the Wordburger book or app. (Check them out if you enjoy words & trickery.) And if you still crave more alphabet mischief, click on the burger icon above for a fresh serve.

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Wordburger

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Riddledom

Riddles in song, in code, in pictures. From Ireland & Wonderland, Einstein & Pompeii. Riddledom reveals 101 wry questions from 50+ languages & shares their secrets. A book to unlock culture via conundrum. Order here.

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Cluetopia

Cluetopia roams the planet – and century – to find fresh crossword stories in 30+ languages. From shipwrecks to hoaxes, Cluetopia is a holiday for the head. Buy here.

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Riddledom Rave

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