anagrams anagrams

Definition(s):

  • (n) a game whose object is to form words from a group of randomly chosen letters

Usage(s):

  1. The games Brown plays are essentially literary: anagrams and hexagrams, fun with the Fibonacci Sequence.
  2. Every night Houghton and Stuart played anagramsaltogether 1,500 games.

News

  • Keep Calm As A Clam

    Every answer is a two-word phrase in which both words start with C and are anagrams of each other. For example, "tranquil sea creature" would be "calm clam."
    on June 23, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. Colin Dexter, author of the Inspector Morse crime novels and a puzzle enthusiast, said: "I'm sorry to hear somebody's discovered how to do it. It's like using a computer program to work out crossword anagrams - it takes all the fun and struggle out...
    on Mar 21, 2009 By: Colin Dexter Source: Times Online

  2. "Being bored out of me arse, as one gets at this time of the morning, I have been musing upon anagrams for the good Clare Davies," says Stephen Phillips. "The non-exhaustive list includes: A DIVAS CREEL, A CIDER SLAVE, ARCADE EVILS, CADAVERS...
    on Jan 22, 2007 By: Stephen Phillips Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "D was drawn to the word because you can make anagrams from it," Marshall says. "In that respect, it is a metaphor for Massive Attack."
    on Feb 13, 2010 By: Grant Marshall Source: PerthNow

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