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Onamography is a new language-based puzzle concept that made its debut in a top-selling Australian newspaper. It's a writing style that creatively incorporates Proper Nouns (company names, celebrities etc) in regular English sentences.

Here's a sentence (it's called an onnicle) to illustrate the concept:
Gargling is the best utility for an untrained throat.

It's got the names Anu and Stuti Garg (AWAD's first family) embedded in it.

Anu --> an untrained
Stuti --> best utility
Garg --> Gargling

Solving and creating onnicles requires a combination of creativity, pattern recognition skills, wit, language skills and general knowledge.

Here's another one for you to solve:
Onnicle: The man at the bar acknowledged that he found the job amateurish.
OnniClue: Top post

When you solve an onnicle, don't just stop there. Keep the thread going by creating another onnicle with some other personality's name in it.

Anyone willing to start the party?


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It seems you already have.

The man at the Bar acknowledged that he found the jOb amateurish

Onnicle: Bad-Luck Paco was looking for love and met a terrific chick (engaged, of course.)
Onniclue: William-Joseph

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Quote:
Bad-Luck Paco was looking for love and met a terrific chick (engaged, of course.)
Onniclue: William-Joseph


Dunno if this is what you had in mind, but if William-Joseph is Billy-Joe and he's a hillbilly then your sentence contains a cow, a tater, and a chicken...

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William-Joseph is William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.

You're close!


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'Cow and Chicken'

Onnicle: The SMS said..Bob ill. The rag ate sick Shellfish!

Onniclue: computer whiz kid, Harvard dropout

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Welcome, TGR (and they often do.)

The SMS said..BoB ill. The raG ate sick Shellfish!

Onnicle: Chotti, German by descent, was a notorious womanizer in the Brentwood section of town.
Onniclue: At least fore, likely more.


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Welcome, TGR (and they often do.)

The SMS said..BoB ill. The raG ate sick Shellfish!

Onnicle: Chotti, German by descent, was a notorious womanizer in the Brentwood section of town.
Onniclue: At least fore, likely more.


Onnicle: She's a rah-rah girl, trying to be your pal intent on rousing the rabble.

Onniclue: I'll ask a question.

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A pretty impressive start! I was hoping to find creative folks on this thread who could pick up the concept quickly and hit the ground running. You guys have more than surpassed my expectations. Hope more creative souls join the tribe.

If you are looking for bigger challenges, try out the Onnicle Challenge 5.

Also hoping to build up the fan base on Facebook. A little support from the AWAD fans out here would be nice.

The onnicle posted by Faldage is still up for grabs.


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Originally Posted By: Faldage


Onnicle: She's a rah-rah girl, trying to be your pal intent on rousing the rabble.

Onniclue: I'll ask a question.


Too easy! Sarah Palin :0)

Be back with a new one later; feel free to jump over me...

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Onnicle: Chicken Teka Kabob by Iron chef, lay untouched on the judging table!
Onniclue: Really...need one?

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