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Wordburger Book

26 December, 2015

Calling all Worburger owners - the new book or app. Welcome, word lovers. Here's the place to post your comments about either Burger bite. Too easy? Too hard? Too in-between?! Or maybe say how you found things in general, or your feelings about this weird new world of cryptic clues.

Is there a clue you can't quite get? Or a puzzle in the book that has another answer? Share your ideas and impressions here.

Meanwhile, just to add to the puzzle on page 15 - where you have to jumble Aussie towns to make new words - here's a few trickier names to add to the list. So tricky, I've added clues on the words you're seeking. See how you go - and share you general Burger business here too.  Welcome. Have fun.

1. Chifley (mainly)

2. Clematis (weather systems)

3. Seaford (felt hats)

4. Berrima (kookier)

5. Neringla (picking up a new skill)

6. Lugarno (idleness - the kind that follows Christmas lunch!)

7. Tooradin (cooked in a clay oven)

8. Glen Iris (type of wine)

9. Degilbo (forced by duty)

10. Gisborne (serious)

Share your answers, and general Wordburger stuff, here. 

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Text-speak is creeping into Scrabble. Where do you sit?
OBVS I'm fine with it
Entrenched stuff - like LOL and OMG - but no more.
Words With Friends, maybe. Scrabble, no
Let the 'real' dictionaries decide first
Just the handy stuff, like FAQ and EUW
I mean, WTF?! No way
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