Category Archives: Contests

Congratulations, Chloë!

You’ve won a copy of The Man Who Loved Books Too Much I’ll be emailing you shortly to find out where to send your prize. And thanks to everyone who entered this contest for adding some terrific books to my … Continue reading

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Contest: What Book Do You Love Too Much?

Win a copy of The Man Who Loved Books Too Much I’m always on the hunt for great books to read, so I’ve decided that for this giveaway I’m going to get you to tell me about your favourite book. … Continue reading

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Open and Shut: Part 3

Here’s the third and final installment of Mac’s mysterious and grandiloquent Vest-Pocket-Challenge-winning entry If you missed the first installment, you can find it at http://the-word-blog.com/2010/06/01/open-and-shut-part-1/ Continue reading

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Open and Shut: Part 2

Here’s the second installment of Mac’s gritty yet florid Vest-Pocket-Challenge-winning entry. If you missed the first installment, you can find it at http://the-word-blog.com/2010/06/01/open-and-shut-part-1/ Continue reading

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Open and Shut: Part 1

I know you can’t wait to read Mac’s chilling and circumfloribus Vest-Pocket-Challenge-winning entry, so without further ado here it is. Warning: the following contains coarse language, sexual innuendo, depressing content and altiloquence. Reader discretion is advised. Please also note, the … Continue reading

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And the Winner Is…

Mac! Thanks to all the readers who tried their hand at the Vest-Pocket Challenge! I know this one was a toughie, and I promise that the next Word Blog contest will be easier! But I just couldn’t resist seeing what … Continue reading

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Update: Vest-Pocket Challenge

Hello, verbivores! So I’ve heard that my Vest-Pocket Challenge is more than challenging—it’s impossible! If you’re working on the challenge and asking yourself how the heck you can fit all those Vest-Pocket words into a 500-word document, you’re not the … Continue reading

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Win a Bookish Prize Package from the Word Blog

So, you know all those strange words I’ve been sharing with you in my Vest-Pocket Vocabulary posts? Delightful words like ginglymoid and flammimovous? Well, here’s your chance to put them to work earning you a chance to win a fabulously … Continue reading

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