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Connect a string of up to 15 names; plus some incredible anagram-based poems

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  • 2 days ago
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And gee, it’s Limerixicon XIII — write a limerick featuring word beginning “ge-”

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  • Aug 18
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How to enter Limerixicon XIV, Style Invitational contest Week 1189

  • Pat Myers (Empress of the Style Invitational)
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  • Aug 16
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If Donald can do it, so can you. Plus the winning ideas for alternative candidates.

  • Pat Myers
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  • Aug 11
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Plus the winning ‘If xxxx were honest ...’ entries of Week 1183

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  • Aug 4
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Plus the funniest 3-word place codes we’ve found on What3Words.

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  • Jul 28
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Plus the winning funny poems based on spelling bee words

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  • Jul 21
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Any person — or thing. Plus tinkering with comic strips.

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  • Jul 14
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This week’s contest: ‘If X were more honest, then Y’; plus ABC phrases

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  • Jul 7
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There’s a 3-word code for every spot on Earth — find the best. Plus collective nouns.

  • Pat Myers
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  • Jun 30
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And guess who gets skewered most in our winning political song parodies?

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  • Jun 23
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Plus a lit’ obit of fun with the winners of Week 1176

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  • Jun 16
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Plus ‘dvork,’ ‘purranha’ and other winning 13-Scrabble-point neologisms

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  • Jun 9
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Plus ‘Yogurt Berra’ and the rest of the winning ‘grandfoals’

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  • Jun 2
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Plus ‘S’morons’ and other winning wordplays on food names

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  • May 26
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Plus the winners of our contest to write something using only ‘American Pie’ lyric words

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  • May 19
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Plus winning song ‘tailgaters’: a line from a song followed by a Loser’s rhyming line

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  • May 12
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As we trot out the top “foals” in our famous contest, we saddle up for “grandfoals.”

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  • May 5
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Wordplay’s on the menu for Week 1173; plus winning acrostic-style movie reviews.

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  • Apr 28
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Write something using the words in ‘American Pie’; plus winning super-nerd humor

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  • Apr 21
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The Style Invitational is a humor/wordplay contest through which we seek to bring a variety of clever, timely, irreverent humor every week to the readers of The Washington Post.

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