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Forty Traditional Riddles Old-fashioned riddles spanning several centuries.
The Tree Riddle It’ll drive you nuts

Word Puzzles

Rhyme Time Word Puzzles Find rhyming words to solve the clues.
Hidden Countries Word Puzzles Find the names concealed in the text.
Doublets Word Puzzles

Doublets Word Game

Doublets was the name given by Lewis Carroll to a word puzzle of his own invention. It made its first appearance in 1879, in the pages of a magazine called Vanity Fair, and it has been a popular form of Word Puzzle ever since. I will let Lewis Carroll describe the puzzle in his own words:”The rules of the Puzzle are simple enough. Two words are proposed, of the same length; and the Puzzle consists in linking these together by interposing other words, each of which shall differ from the next word in one letter only. That is to say, one letter may be changed in one of the given words, then one letter in the word so obtained, and so on, till we arrive at the other given word. The letters must not be interchanged among themselves, but each must keep to its own place. As an example, the word ‘head’ may be changed into ‘tail’ by interposing the words ‘heal, teal, tell, tall’. I call the given words ‘a Doublet’, the interposed words ‘Links’, and the entire series ‘a Chain’, of which I here append an example:

H E A D
h e a l
t e a l
t e l l
t a l l
T A I L
Word transformation puzzles.
Anagrams Intriguing letter legerdemain.
Literary Trivia Quizzical questions for lovers of literature.
Wotsit Word Puzzles Guess the word or phrase that’s depicted

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