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Verbivore



Verbivore: Solve the game, win a prize! (2/7/97)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
Slang as it is slung: a word quiz from our language maven. The first to submit the correct answers wins a $25 gift certificate to Borders Books & Music. (1/27/97)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
Omens of things to come: A quiz on inaugural addresses. The first to submit the correct answers wins a $25 gift certificate to Borders Books & Music. (1/13/97)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
The true meanings of Christmas. A Yuletide quiz from our word maven. The first to submit the correct answers wins a $25 gift certificate to Borders Books & Music. (12/23/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
You can't buy a vowel from this week's Verbivore Challenge. But the first to submit the correct answers wins a $25 gift certificate to Borders Books & Music. (12/9/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
Blasphemous Bloopers in this week's quiz. The first to submit the correct answers to the Verbivore Challenge wins a $25 gift certificate from Borders Books & Music. (11/25/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
Take the Verbivore Challenge: The first Verbivore Challenger to correctly guess the noms de plume of these famous writers wins a $25 gift certificate from Borders Books & Music. (11/11/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
Like, not all colloquialisms are cool, says our word quiz maven. The first to submit the correct answers to the Verbivore Challenge wins a $25 gift certificate from Borders Books & Music. (10/28/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
The private lives of famous authors provide the subject for this week's quiz. The first to submit the correct answers wins a $25 gift certificate from Borders Books & Music. (10/14/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
Legends of the Literati: Test your knowledge against our word maven in this new quiz. The first to submit the correct answers wins a $25 gift certificate to Borders Books & Music. (9/23/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
Author! Author! Be the first to identify the American writers in three literary anecdotes and win a $25 gift certificate from Borders Books & Music. (9/9/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
Which president had to be trained to use the word "manure"? Be the first to answer this and other presidential questions and win a $25 gift certificate to Borders Books & Music. (8/26/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
Our word maven stalks his presidential obsessions in this new quiz. The first to submit the correct answers wins a $25 gift certificate to Borders Books & Music. (8/5/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
A display of multilingual pun-ditry and a word quiz from our language maven. The first reader to correctly solve the quiz wins a $25 gift certificate from Borders. (7/22/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
Our wordplay maven offers a bouquet of bilingual puns. (7/8/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
So there's only two words that end in "-gry." Our wordplay maven offers a variety of other letter-perfect puzzlers. (6/24/96)

Verbivore. By Richard Lederer
George Orwell on political poppycock and a pseudonym quiz. The winner receives a $25 gift certificate from Borders Books & Music. (6/10/96)

Verbivore. By Richard Lederer
Test your mastery of Washingtonia against our word maven. The winner receives a $25 gift certificate from Borders Books & Music. (5/27/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer. Test your mastery of presidential trivia against our word maven, Richard Lederer, and you could win a $25 gift certificate from Borders Books & Music. (5/13/96)

Verbivore By Richard Lederer
Unscramble the anagrams to reveal the names of five Shakespearean characters. (4/22/96)

Verbivore. By Richard Lederer
Hop up to part two of our language maven's kangaroo words contest. (4/6/96)

Verbivore. By Richard Lederer
Track down a few "joeys" -- words contained within other words -- to get a jump on Salon's word maven. (3/23/96)

Verbivore. By Richard Lederer
Suppository questions. More political hoof-in-mouth disease from Salon's word wizard -- plus a call for a presidential palindrome. (3/9/96)

Verbivore. By Richard Lederer
Salon's word wizard votes for his favorite political malapropisms and calls for presidential anagrams. (2/24/96)

Verbivore. By Richard Lederer
A Celebration of Presidential Prose. Salon's word wizard looks at Lincoln's Gettysburg address and offers a Presidential poser. (2/10/96)

Verbivore. By Richard Lederer
Jest for the Health of It. Our word man offers medical malapropisms and a tricky poser. (1/27/96)

Verbivore. By Richard Lederer
From slur to eternity: This issue's word quiz tracks down the stereotypes at the roots of some everyday expressions. (1/13/96)

Verbivore. By Richard Lederer
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the invention of film by the Lumière brothers -- and an aptronymic quiz.(12/30/95)

Verbivore. By Richard Lederer
Christmas According to Student Bloopers and a punning holiday quiz from our language maven. (12/16/95)

Verbivore. By Richard Lederer
Our linguistic gourmet dishes up a particularly tasty word quiz. (12/2/95)

Verbivore: Test your wits against language maven Richard Lederer. (11/20/95)















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