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Do you know ‘glittering crown’ (6 letters), and ‘dark, gloomy and clouded’ (5 letters)?
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No. 31
Do you know ‘a town like Bath’ (3 letters), and ‘deteriorate’ (6 letters)?
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No. 32
Do you know ‘cup’ (6 letters), and ‘unit of resistance’ (3 letters)?
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No. 33
Do you know ‘part of a fish’ (3 letters), and ‘heart of the matter’ (3 letters)?
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No. 34
Do you know ‘stout’ (6 letters), and ‘gloat’ (4 letters)?
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No. 35
Do you know ‘raised stitching on a cricket ball’ (4 letters), and ‘a 1901 Kipling novel’ (3 letters)?
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No. 36
Do you know ‘wheedle’ (6 letters), and ‘engine-driver’s compartment’ (3 letters)?
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No. 37
Do you know ‘a republic in the Pyrenees’ (7 letters), and ‘shallow in sentiment’ (5 letters)?
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No. 38
Do you know ‘satisfied’ (7 letters), and ‘warm and cosy’ (4 letters)?
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No. 39
Do you know ‘a temperature scale’ (6 letters), and ‘a bit of useful advice’ (3 letters)?
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No. 40
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Today in History
1878 The death of Alfred Bird, Birmingham pharmacist and confectioner
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By Richard Crashaw
(1613-1649)
Richard Crashaw offers the hope of eternity for wedded love.
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(1799-1845)
Humorist Thomas Hood obviously didn’t like to see the nights drawing in
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(1878-1962)
A poem of nostalgia for the sea breezes and yellow gorse of Northumberland.
When Parliament sent the Army against American colonists, people still calling themselves ‘British’ had to decide very quickly what that meant to them.
The outlaw showed that strange as it may be, he did have a code of honour.

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Polyword ‘Fern’
Make as many words as you can with the letters below. All your words must be at least four letters long, and must also include the highlighted letter. What’s the nine-letter word?

SEE how many words you can make using the letters below. All your words must be at least 4 letters long, and must include the letter (change).

We found commonly used words, plus one 9-letter word. Can you do better?

Use each letter only once. But if there are e.g. two As, you can used them both.

Don’t count proper nouns such as April, Zeus, or Newcastle (pretty much anything that has to be spelled with a capital letter at the start), or acronyms like HMRC.

Don’t just add -S for plurals or third person singular verbs, e.g. CAT → CATS or SPEAK → SPEAKS.

More Word Games
A word search game with a dash of strategy.
Guess these words letter by letter – before the cats are gone!
Do you know ‘situation of a golf ball’ (3 letters), and ‘the capital of the State of New York’ (6 letters)?
Change SNOW into DROP, one letter at a time.
Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.