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Posts tagged with word stuff:

A-List

Posted on 7 April, 2015

Demonym Derby

Posted on 20 March, 2015

New Word Order

Posted on 22 January, 2015

Salon 32 - Teething Pains

Posted on 15 September, 2014

Vocab Tester

Posted on 10 July, 2014

Salon 21 - Sport Heaven

Posted on 30 June, 2014

Page 105

Posted on 8 May, 2014

Any Hitch With Cock?

Posted on 17 April, 2014

Salon 7 - The A-List

Posted on 24 March, 2014

Ye Olde Obscurities

Posted on 7 November, 2013

Tweets in Tune

Posted on 10 October, 2013

New Coins

Posted on 2 October, 2013

Suffixorama

Posted on 19 September, 2013

Your Name Here

Posted on 24 July, 2013

Branding Sucks

Posted on 13 July, 2013

Bard-o-Rama

Posted on 24 April, 2013

True Beliebers

Posted on 17 April, 2013

Sardinewordsetc

Posted on 12 April, 2013

News and Pew-Pews

Posted on 28 March, 2013

Laos Poles

Posted on 21 March, 2013

I Say...You Say

Posted on 9 January, 2013

Wordy New Year

Posted on 1 January, 2013

Be Happy, in 25 Words or Less

Posted on 19 December, 2012

Mini-Huh

Posted on 15 December, 2012

Xoloitzcuintli

Posted on 14 December, 2012

Riddle, *Sarcasm* & Poll

Posted on 12 December, 2012

New Face, Newspeak

Posted on 6 December, 2012

Lattes and Numbers

Posted on 4 December, 2012

Oxford Words

Posted on 16 November, 2012

YOLO Dodo

Posted on 24 October, 2012

Miso Soup

Posted on 17 October, 2012

Anachronicity

Posted on 11 October, 2012

Lo the Odd

Posted on 27 September, 2012

Fear Dinkum

Posted on 12 September, 2012

Give it a RIP

Posted on 7 September, 2012

Original Pants

Posted on 5 September, 2012

Questions Without Notice

Posted on 4 September, 2012

Opposite Inc

Posted on 9 August, 2012

En Route

Posted on 8 August, 2012

Dr J - A, B, C or D

Posted on 27 July, 2012

Predictionary

Posted on 19 July, 2012

Scripturience

Posted on 4 July, 2012

Notes on a Sandal

Posted on 17 May, 2012

Gemini Enigma

Posted on 10 May, 2012

5 To Chop

Posted on 3 May, 2012

Homosexual Scorches Track

Posted on 2 May, 2012

Meet Tyson

Posted on 13 April, 2012

Top of the Pops

Posted on 5 April, 2012

TV 'R Us

Posted on 23 March, 2012

12th of Never

Posted on 24 February, 2012

Lost Lingo

Posted on 17 February, 2012

Szemantics

Posted on 15 February, 2012

The Sex of Lex

Posted on 9 February, 2012

Japas & Tweeps

Posted on 3 February, 2012

New Words

Posted on 13 January, 2012

Two Words?

Posted on 9 January, 2012

Suffering Submarines!

Posted on 7 January, 2012

Notes & Letters & Numbers

Posted on 5 December, 2011

Auntiedisestablishmentarianism

Posted on 3 December, 2011

Cat Flap

Posted on 24 November, 2011

Kibitzing

Posted on 24 October, 2011

G-Gate

Posted on 19 October, 2011

Evil Twinnage

Posted on 29 September, 2011

Slots and Stols

Posted on 21 September, 2011

Debt Crisis

Posted on 14 September, 2011

Don't Be Phased

Posted on 2 September, 2011

TV Terms

Posted on 31 August, 2011

Here Comes Trouble

Posted on 18 August, 2011

You Too Want Vocab Abs?

Posted on 4 August, 2011

Fang Doctoring

Posted on 18 July, 2011

Harmonious Handles

Posted on 12 July, 2011

Switchonyms

Posted on 15 June, 2011

Hitting the Road

Posted on 9 June, 2011

Squop Etc

Posted on 2 June, 2011

Climate Con? Ha!

Posted on 30 May, 2011

Rocky Road

Posted on 27 May, 2011

Spam in the Sandwich

Posted on 12 April, 2011

Rhubarb Pi

Posted on 31 March, 2011

Unsound FX

Posted on 4 March, 2011

Pot Roast

Posted on 11 February, 2011

Sound the Vuvuzelas!

Posted on 3 February, 2011

Dec Climax

Posted on 18 January, 2011

Sex Changing

Posted on 4 January, 2011

Blast Off

Posted on 10 December, 2010

Obscure Post? Quite Right

Posted on 3 December, 2010

Strewth

Posted on 2 December, 2010

Stroke Play

Posted on 26 November, 2010

Vocal Antiques

Posted on 17 November, 2010

Called These Are What

Posted on 14 October, 2010

Hip, Hip, Ray

Posted on 9 October, 2010

Bass Singers

Posted on 8 October, 2010

Sherrin Wisdoms

Posted on 24 September, 2010

Part of the Furniture

Posted on 23 September, 2010

Posted on 1 January, 1970

Ahoy All Ye Maties!

Posted on 6 September, 2010

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

If you missed my riddle chat with Richard Fidler, then feel free to slurp the podcast at http://ab.co/1I9t1x5