Thursday, June 30, 2005
Stranger Words — a Weekend with the OED?
Only in Seattle: The weekly news rag The Stranger held a contest to see who could come up with the most words that could be a noun, a verb, and an adjective, without any change in spelling. The winner, Dan Landes, came up with 314 words; second place finisher Karyna McGlynn found 243, 50 of which weren't on Landes' list. For those who care, here is "triple threat" noun-verb-adjective list: