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It seemed ripe for the Invite, since it incorporated both wordplay and pet-peeve humor and, likely, political humor as well.Style Conversational Week 1447: Well, if you’re going to put it THAT way ...|Pat Myers|July 29, 2021|Washington Post
The idea is to increase the chance that your oh-so-clever wordplay won’t be the same one that 14 other people sent in — a chronic problem with our crossword contests.Style Conversational Week 1446: Lentils entertain you|Pat Myers|July 22, 2021|Washington Post
The Style Invitational is renowned for all sorts of clever, irreverent humor and wordplay in its almost quarter-century of varied contests.Get your ’rick rolling: Style Invitational limerick guide|Pat Myers (Empress of The Style Invitational)|June 16, 2021|Washington Post
Hip-hop, with its emphasis on flamboyant wordplay, should be a natural fit for the lyrics-heavy sound of musical theater.How In the Heights went from a student musical to one of the summer’s biggest movies|Constance Grady|June 11, 2021|Vox
With some cute wordplay, the heroes of “Anthem” are called Freelancers, or Lancers, and wear armor called Javelins.
Waldman overlays her comic situations and satiric conversations with ironic literary allusions and witty wordplay.How to Get Laid in Brooklyn a la Adelle Waldman’s Nifty Novel of Manners|Tom LeClair|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The advice is littered with such headache-inducing wordplay.
Doubtless stocks new WordPlay Shakespeare program aimed at getting students engaged in Bard via youthful fondness for high tech.P.J. O’Rourke on Foreign Policy and France, Hold the Swiss|P. J. O’Rourke|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He created a special puzzle for Oprah Winfrey when he appeared on the show to promote the Wordplay documentary about crosswords.The Crossword Puzzle Turns 100: The ‘King of Crossword’ on Its Strange History|Kevin Fallon|December 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Once again, wordplay and ethnicity wounded an office-seeking Virginia Republican.‘Last Supper’ Flap Dredges Up Ken Cuccinelli’s Demons|Lloyd Green|September 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Abbott and he sometimes swerved into wordplay about love; but up to 1820, or thereabouts, the passion was potential merely.Fragments of science, V. 1-2|John Tyndall