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Tyrannosaurus Lex : The Marvelous Book of Palindromes, Anagrams, and Other Delightful and Outrageous Wordplay
by Rod L. Evans


Overview - Welcome to the Weird and Wonderful World of Words

Tyrannosaurus Lex is your guide to the intriguing world of logology--the pursuit of word puzzles or puzzling words--featuring:
-A wealth of witty anagrams, palindromes, and puns
-Clever paraprosdokians: sentences with surprising endings ("I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it."--Groucho Marx)
-Fascinating oronyms: a pair of phrases that differ in meaning and spelling, yet share a similar pronunciation ("The stuffy nose can lead to problems" versus "The stuff he knows can lead to problems.")
-Peculiar oxymora: words or phrases that are self-contradictory (Jumbo shrimp Guest host Gold silverware )

So sit back and get ready to learn about everything from antigrams and aptanagrams to kangaroo words and phantonyms.  Read more...


 
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Overview
Welcome to the Weird and Wonderful World of Words

Tyrannosaurus Lex is your guide to the intriguing world of logology--the pursuit of word puzzles or puzzling words--featuring:
-A wealth of witty anagrams, palindromes, and puns
-Clever paraprosdokians: sentences with surprising endings ("I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it."--Groucho Marx)
-Fascinating oronyms: a pair of phrases that differ in meaning and spelling, yet share a similar pronunciation ("The stuffy nose can lead to problems" versus "The stuff he knows can lead to problems.")
-Peculiar oxymora: words or phrases that are self-contradictory (Jumbo shrimp Guest host Gold silverware )

So sit back and get ready to learn about everything from antigrams and aptanagrams to kangaroo words and phantonyms. You'll never look at language the same again


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Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780399537493
  • ISBN-10: 039953749X
  • Publisher: Tarcherperigee
  • Publish Date: June 2012
  • Page Count: 262
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 4.6 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


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