Category Archives: Word games
Can you guess how frequently any random word is used? Find out by playing this game. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.
We’ve had a lot of grey days recently, and the ice storms in the States suggest that things are not going to improve for a while. So here is a nice straightforward idea to take your mind off what is … Continue reading
Objective: Guess a pair of words that sound the same but mean something different. Play: One person thinks of a pair of homophones, and then puts them into a sentence. That player then thinks of a completely unrelated word & … Continue reading
This goes back to at least the time of Samuel Pepys. Work through the alphabet from a random point, filling in the blanks: I love my love with a (letter) because she is _____ I hate her with a (letter) because … Continue reading
This is more of a discussion point than a game. To British eyes, Eastern European languages have some very strange spellings: lots of z for example. But some English words, although they are shorter, have very bizarre spellings. The idea … Continue reading
This one isn’t a competitive game, but it can be very good fun if you are in the right mood. Make up a sentence. Pick an adverb. Start with the adverb at the beginning of the sentence, and gradually move … Continue reading