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Forum: Lounge 2022-06-01, 18:32
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Posted By ewmayer
Good question - I think a good guide is "does the...

Good question - I think a good guide is "does the proposed construction make sense when applied to a similar common-usage word?" E.g. for the 'e'xample, substitute 'weight' for 'effervescence'. We...
Forum: Lounge 2022-05-31, 22:14
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Posted By ewmayer
e[7]: effervescencelessness (e.g. "The...

e[7]: effervescencelessness
(e.g. "The effervescencelessness of the champagne indicated to me that the bottle had been opened some time ago.")
Forum: Lounge 2019-03-08, 03:50
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Forum: Lounge 2019-03-07, 19:11
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Posted By ewmayer
Puzzle #3: Hiding in plain "ight"

Puzzle #3: How many words can you think of which end in "ight"? I've been keeping a running list for the past week, and it's up to 98 - just 2 shy of 100!
Forum: Lounge 2019-03-06, 21:35
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Posted By ewmayer
We're fine with 'obsolete' words - if we're using...

We're fine with 'obsolete' words - if we're using 'em, even in context of a word puzzle, they're not obsolete, right? And since it's a synonym for 'airy' (e.g. "do it yourself, he said airily", I...
Forum: Lounge 2019-03-06, 19:15
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Posted By ewmayer
Puzzle #2: a,e,i,o,u in sequence

How many words can you think of which feature the 5 vowels a,e,i,o,u in sequence, and contain no other vowels, except possibly a vowel-'y' following the above 5?

Examples: abstemious(ly),...
Forum: Lounge 2019-03-05, 21:03
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Posted By ewmayer
Word games & puzzles thread

We need a thread for something other than the neverending "Game of n letters" stuff. Let's say no more than 1 week per game/puzzle, with up to 3 running concurrently, as rough guidelines. List the...
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