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The word circus : a letter-perfect book

Author: Richard Lederer; Dave Morice
Publisher: Springfield, Mass. : Merriam-Webster, ©1998.
Series: Lighter side of language series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Database:WorldCat
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A fun and frolicking book of wordplay. Hundreds of acrostics, anagrams, palindromes, puns, riddles, and spoonerisms. Presented in lively prose and light verse. Features a chapter of skill-testing word games.
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Problems, exercises, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Lederer; Dave Morice
ISBN: 0877793549 9780877793540
OCLC Number: 39290902
Notes: Series statement on jacket.
Description: xiii, 295 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm.
Contents: Barker --
Bandwagon --
Ana Gram the juggler --
Palindromedary --
Big-name acts --
Clown cars --
Shrinking spotlight --
Kangaroo words --
Acro bat --
Words on a wire --
Mary had a letter lamb --
Letter-perfect sideshow --
Midway --
After word --
Notes --
Sources --
Re-sources and re-creations --
Index of terms.
Series Title: Lighter side of language series.
Responsibility: by Richard Lederer ; illustrations by Dave Morice.

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A fun and frolicking book of wordplay. Hundreds of acrostics, anagrams, palindromes, puns, riddles, and spoonerisms. Presented in lively prose and light verse. Features a chapter of skill-testing word games.

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