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I have tried a hundred times, I guess, To find a rhyme for month; I have failed a hundred times, I know, But succeeded the hundred and one-th. There were two men a training went. It was in December month; … Continue reading
There is a Czech tongue twister “Strč prst skrz krk” (meaning “stick your finger through your throat”) which doesn’t contain any vowel. It’s difficult to pronounce this sentence, especially for foreigners. So it’s used as a challenge for those learning … Continue reading
A lipogram is a form of constrained writing composed of words wherein a letter or a group of letters of the alphabet is avoided. Usually, the letter “e”, the most common letter in the English language is omitted. For example, Gadsby by Ernest … Continue reading
Bulldozer – someone who sleeps during a political speech.
Gordon Macdonald Gordon Macdonald was the governor of Newfoundland from 1946 to 1949. He played an important part for making Newfoundland part of Canada. Despite fierce opposition, he succeeded in 1949. On 8 March 1949, two days before the last British governor … Continue reading
Whether or not the grass looks greener from the other side of the fence, says Word Ways, at least it looks different: