Word Play - Word Games and Puzzles - Combinations of Phrases and Words
Word Dynamo - Free Study Guides, Quizzes, Games, and Flashcards.
Ambigrams are a word or words that can be read in more than one way or from more than a single vantage point, such as both right side up and upside down.
Puns; Word plays; Other Nonsense and Foolishness; Humor; Jokes; Good Clean Fun
Chet Meek's Page of Puns, Word plays, catchy phrases and other foolishness.
English is Tough Stuff
"Read aloud, with a friend! After all, laughter is the true universal language!".
This is a word I made up to describe a single word that has meanings that contradict each other.
A site dedicated to chronicling the misstatements of America's mangler-in-chief.
Words and Wordplays
Thinks.com: a gallimaufry of logodaedaly and verbalistic legerdemain.
All bad things come to an end – and, as you’ve probably already surmised from the lack of updates over the last six months, My First Dictionary has pretty much finished its run.
The Definition Guessing Game
Choose a level and a word and see if you can guess its definition.
The Enigma Device
A new word game every day in which you swap letter pairs in scrambled well-known or humorous quotations until the originals are restored.
Self-Referential and Other Nonsensical Sentences
A collection of self-referential and other types of confusing sentences.
This sentence defines self reference by example and notes that this site has many other examples of this fascinating concept.
Funster Multiplayer Word Games
These are multiplayer games, so you need to pick a player name.
Words in English
Words in English from Amerindian Languages.
Puns of the day, puns of the week, punsters of the year, opportunities to share puns and ...
Mr. Gradgrind's Literal Answers to Rhetorical Questions
People commonly ask empty rhetorical questions that rarely receive any sort of sensible answer. When you have had your surfeit of poetical whimsy and are ready for some good, hard facts, come here to be set straight.
the Heteronym Homepage
Words that are spelled identically but have different meanings when pronounced differently.
ESL Magnetic Wordplay
This site is designed for the English Language learner to practice writing and to play with words.
Wordplay Web Site
Fun-with-words.com is dedicated to amusing quirks, peculiarities, and oddities of the English language: wordplay. Playing with words and language is both entertaining and educational. Here you can have plenty of fun with words with over 500 pages of word puzzles, games, amazing lists, and fun facts.
AmeriSpeak: expressions of our American ancestors.
Steven Wright's Web site
This deadpan stand-up comedian really has a way with words, to turn a phrase, so to speak.
The Archive of Endangered, Special, or Fun Words
The List of E.S.o.F. Words, The Most Recently Submitted Words, The Right-Brained Shelf and The Left-Brained Shelf.
Language columnist and author William Safire's witty but useful list of 30 writing rules,...
Lake Superior State University Banished Words List
Lake Superior State University :: Banished Words List Dictionary of Sound-Alike Words
Selecting the right word when you write helps you communicate more clearly. Many words in the U. S. English language that business people use can be mixed-up with another word that sounds like it or looks similar, such as right and write, or affect and effect.
Brendan's Phone Anagram Generator
This program finds the letter equivalents of a phone number.
Fun With Words
Here is a collection of over 2,500 English words and phrases in humorous context -a veritable dictionary-including goofinitions, mock antonyms, collective nouns, hyp-hens, bundel words and much more. .
Puzzles For the Brain To Gnaw On
Welcome to Brain Food! Give your mind a work out on our devious collection of puzzles. There are hundreds, ranging from word games to logic problems to riddles. Some are tricky. Some require innovation.
Sites that Feature with Words: "Words fascinate me. They always have. For me, browsing in a dictionary is like being turned loose in a bank." -- Eddie Cantor.
The Etymology and History of First Names
Behind the Name - the Etymology and History of First Names.
Meanings of Christmas
Lost Meanings of Christmas.
The Broken Rules Page
Never end a sentence with a preposition.
The Book of Clichés
The Book of Clichés lists phrases to say in times of trouble in a number of categories.
The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest
The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest Official Web Site.
Ogden Nash Online
Candy is Dandy but Liquor is Quicker: Ogden Nash Online.
Christine Lavin Home Page
Christine asks: Are you a man or a woman who recently had your heart smashed to pieces by someone it turns out all your friends hated anyway? ..
The Canadian Aptonym Centre
CANADIAN APTONYM CENTRE the English complement to the Centre canadien des aptonymes (CCA).
Have you been searching for just the right cliché to use? Are you searching for a cliché using the word "cat" or "day" but haven't been able to come up with one? Just enter any words in the form below, and this search engine will return any clichés which use that phrase...
Chiasmus is when you reverse the order of words in two otherwise parallel phrases.
Burma Shave Slogans of the Fifties
This site features a little history and a lot of the slogans that appeared bit-by-bit along the highway advertising Burma Shave with rhymes.
3-Letter Words Defined
Three Letter Words with definitions.
Marilee's Word Puzzles
Word puzzles for children from picturebook literature, both crossword and wordsearch