The Empress of The Style Invitational dishes on this week's new "Plain English" contest and acronym results.

Turn a sentence in the paper into “plain English.” Plus laws with those acronym names.


It’s our reverse crossword, with a twist. Plus compare/contrast winners.

The Style Invitational Empress discusses this week's contest for funny poems using spelling bee words, and the inking songs summed up as limericks.

Write a spelling word into a poem or joke. Plus songs summed up as limericks.

The Style Invitational Empress discusses this week’s winning topical songs and sports neologism contest.

Plus ‘Two Darn Shots’ and other songs about the news.

The Empress of The Style Invitational on this week’s contest and results, and celebrates the latest Loser in the Hall of Fame.

Plus what happens when you replace the vowels in a song title with other vowels (a lot).

The Empress of The Style Invitational discusses this week’s compare/contrast contest and legal-fictoid results.

Compare/contrast items on our wacky list. Plus total lies about our legal system.

The Empress of The Style Invitational discusses this week’s song-to-limerick contest and winning neologisms.

Sum up a song in 5 hickory-dickory-dock lines. Plus winning “typo” neologisms.

Pat Myers the Empress of The Style Invitational, discusses this week's song parody contest and results of the contest for alternative movie plots.

Write us a song about something in the news. Plus new plots for movie titles.

The Empress of The Style Invitational discusses this week’s cicada art and new wordplay contest.

Plus new contest Week 1439: Fun with song titles and their vowels.

The Empress of The Style Invitational discusses this week’s "grandfoal" results and this week's fake-trivia contest.

Give us fake trivia about the law. Plus winning “grandfoals.’

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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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