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Internet Anagram Server
An anagram is a word or phrase formed by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase. For example, "Time Heals All Wounds" can be rearranged to form "Most Will Use A Handle". The Internet Anagram Server (aka "I, Rearrangement Servant") gives
results in your browser, and has an Advanced interface which allows you to include or exclude certain words, specify minimum or maximum numbers of letters per word and a few other tweaks.
Online Rhyming Dictionary
The WriteExpress Online Rhyming Dictionary is a helpful resource for poets and songwriters. You can find Ending rhymes (blue/shoe), Last syllable rhymes (timber/harbor), Double rhymes (conviction/ prediction), Beginning rhymes (physics/fizzle), or
First syllable rhymes (carrot/caring).
If you think you know word origins, you'll be able to put this knowledge to the test and find out whether you're right or not. All answers researched and guaranteed correct.
A fast-paced addictive word game you can play over the Net or against the computer.
A variant of the Mad Libs word game, created by students at MIT who obviously don't have enough homework to do.
Word Search Puzzle Maker
Create your own word search puzzle and print it! Select size and custom words.
If you're a fan of the Scrabble board game, you'll love this one. Enter the seven letters on your Scrabble rack, and this nifty tool will reveal, disclose and divulge all the words that can be composed from them. You can even specify specific
beginning and ending letters, or ask for words of a certain length.
If you're having trouble getting a word in a crossword puzzle, then perhaps OneAcross can help. In addition to pattern dictionary searches, it can analyze the clue as well. OneAcross lets you enter either the length of the answer or an answer
pattern, in which you use a question mark for unknown letters in the word. OneAcross also has a tool to help you solve cryptograms.
Word Fun in the News
The Best of Everything!
An annotated compendium of links to the best stuff on the Internet.
by Bob Rankin
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