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The play of words

fun & games for language lovers

by Lederer, Richard

  • 16 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English

  • English language -- Etymology -- Problems, exercises, etc,
  • Word games

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Lederer ; illustrations by Bernie Cootner.
    LC ClassificationsPE1574 .L37 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1537663M
    ISBN 100671689096
    LC Control Number91015977

    Page 1: My Sight Word Book (cover page) Page 2: I can say each letter in the word (child will point to each letter in word as it is said aloud) Page 3: I can trace the word (child will trace each letter in the sight word) Page 4: I can rainbow write the word (child will use crayons of various colors to trace sight word). Puzzly Words. 57, likes talking about this. Puzzly Words Exciting word game to play with friendsFollowers: 56K.

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The Play of Words is an creative and fun collection of challenging games to entertain and exercise our brains. Lederer has a masterful command of language.

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Playing with Words shows how every facet of language is exploited for humour. When a word has multiple meanings or sounds like another is the basis for puns (A boiled egg is hard to beat). The word-building rules are used for clever compounds, smart blends and Cited by: 9.

Within every language there are words that change and become a different word through the simple subtraction of a single letter. In other words, without the “A,” the Beast is Best. Or, without the “M,” a chomp becomes a chop—though it could be that this particular play on words didn’t even make it into the book, there are so many.

By playing the fifty games in this book, you'll discover the answers to these questions as well as hundreds of other semantic delights that repose in our marvelous English language.

The Play of Words Richard Lederer Snippet view - Common terms and phrases.3/5(3). Word play or wordplay (also: play-on-words) is a literary technique and a form of wit in which words used become the main subject of the work, primarily for the purpose of intended effect or amusement.

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The word in the grid will circle each letter and the word in the word list will automatically cross out. When you find all the words in the list, a box will appear asking to reveal the WONDERWORD. A restart option is available to play again.

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#N#Doubles the value of the tile. #N#Triples the value of the tile. #N#Doubles the value of the word. #N#Triples the value of the word. Try combining more than one bonus to get a lot of points.

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