Craft an original anagram
related to an event that happened during the last 25 years. It could be related to politics, arts, business, science, technology, etc. Here are some topic ideas
, but you are not limited to these.
First prize: The winner's choice of
A tour of the Oxford English Dictionary (Oxford, UK) + lunch with an editor (includes travel and lodging) or
A tour of Merriam-Webster (Springfield, Massachusetts, US) + lunch with an editor (includes travel and lodging)
Other prizes: Merriam-Webster totebag with Collegiate Dictionary,
a copy of the book Limericks in the Time of Trump
a copy of the word game One Up!, and more.
||Lauren Gawne, Dept of Linguistics, La Trobe University, Australia; co-host, Lingthusiasm
||Will Shortz, author, Crossword Puzzle Editor, The New York Times
||Ben Zimmer, linguist, lexicographer, columnist, The Wall Street Journal
Entries must be original. Judges' decision is final. Enter as many times as you like. Last date to enter is March 31.
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