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CALLIGRAM

PRONUNCIATION:
(KAL-i-gram)

MEANING:
noun: A word, phrase, or piece of text arranged to form a picture of the subject described.

ETYMOLOGY: From French calligramme, from Greek calli- (beautiful) + -gram (something written). Earliest documented use: 1923. A word with the same root is callipygian.

NOTES: One of the best-known practitioners of the form was the French poet and writer Guillaume Apollinaire, whose work was published in the book Calligrammes.
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CALLINGRAM - Here, Truckie, Here truckie!

CALLIGRAM - Hi, Nana, How're ya doing?

CARLIGRAM - Ran your Company into ground stop what made you think could do better as POTUS?

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Callingram- technopathic mesage for guardian of the universe, Ram

Palligram- calling strength for someone in need

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AMBIGRAM

PRONUNCIATION: (AM-bi-gram)

MEANING: noun: A word or phrase written in a manner that it reads the same (sometimes, a different word or phrase) when oriented in a different way, for example, when reflected or rotated.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin ambi- (both) + -gram (something written). Earliest documented use: 1985.
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AMBIGAM - kick equally well with left and right leg

AMEBIGRAM - letter to a one-celled protozoan

AMIGRAM - Son, did your wife give birth yet?

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ABBIGRAM – My boss wants me to salute when she comes into my office, and my sister's hamster accuses me of stealing his food in the middle of the night. What should I do?

AMBIGRAD – An alumnus who couldn't decide on a major.

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Pangram- veil of veronica

Pangaram- outta the frying pan and into the fire

Pangrim- "I can't help this stupid look." "That's for scarin' me outa ten years of my life, I cant spare."

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PANGRAM

PRONUNCIATION: (PAN-gram, -gruhm, PANG-)

MEANING: noun: A sentence that makes use of all the letters of the alphabet.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek pan- (all) + -gram (something written). Earliest documented use: 1873.

NOTES: The best-known pangram is: The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog. Here’s a pangram that makes use of the whole alphabet in a 26-letter sentence: Mr. Jock, TV quiz PhD, bags few lynx

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PANGRAY - the entire Fifty Shades series in one short Readers Digest Condensed Book

PANTRAM - stuff yourself into trousers that are way too small

PAYGRAM - how your salary gets electronically deposited straight into your bank account

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ACROSTIC

PRONUNCIATION: (a-KRAW-stik, a-KRAWS-tik)

MEANING: noun: A composition in which the first letter of each line spells out a word or message.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin acrostichis, from Greek akrostikhis, from akron (head) + stikhos (line). Earliest documented use: 1585. A word with the same root is acrophobia.

NOTES: When the spelled-out word is in the middle (instead of from the initial letters), it’s called a mesostic (example). Also see, a meta acrostic.
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AEROSTIC - used by pilots to make the plane go up, down, or sideways

ACROUTIC - soup from which all the buttons have been removed

LACROSTIC - (I don't think I even need to finish this!)

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Acrostich- pass time of yore

Nacrostic- deep cover federal agent sent to the reservation

Acrosstic- hell bent tic

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LACROSTIC - (I don't think I even need to finish this!)


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BEMA

PRONUNCIATION: (BEE-muh)
plural bemata, bemas

Ed.: I've seen it more often as "BIMA"

MEANING: noun: 1. A platform for speaking. 2. An area around the altar in a place of worship.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek bema (step, platform), from bainein (to go). Earliest documented use: 1683.
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ABEMA - dyslexic protozoan

BEEMA - the Hive Queen

BEGA - a Boston Brahmin fallen on hard times

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