2008/02/06

Word Documentary

Doublets

Suggestive words appearing during a transformation are strictly unintentional.

Alchemy
LEAD -> HEAD -> HELD -> HOLD -> GOLD

Testosterone

BOY -> BAY -> BAD -> LAD -> MAD -> MAN

Estrogen
GIRL -> GILL -> BILL -> BALL -> BASS -> LASS -> LADS -> LADY

Options. In Life and Noodles
MUG -> PUG -> PUP -> CUP

Silver screen
SLAP -> SOAP -> SOAR -> BOAR -> BOAS -> BOSS -> MOSS -> MISS -> KISS

Δ
SIN -> SON -> CON -> COS -> COT -> CAT -> CAN -> TAN

Insp.
BEAN -> BEAD -> BEND -> BOND

Watt ho!

HEAT
-> HEAD -> LEAD -> LOAD -> LORD -> WORD -> WORK

Transparence
GATES -> SATES -> SITES -> SINES -> SINUS -> LINUS

Shorter routes are welcome.

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Anagrams

Himalaya

Pick those gobi manchurians
HAS! Am I burping chickens too?!

Point of extras?
Profit + no taxes


Idled in mess grub
Insides grumbled


Vegetarianism
Grains vie meat

Press

Reflections
Oft reclines


Filter Copy
Fret policy

The Fourth Estate
Ethos that refute

The cartoon comics in Reflections issue
Use chic creations from cool sites in Net


Saarang

Gameshows of Saarang
"Shame! A saga of wrongs!"


Hospitality Desk
Do I ask pettishly?


Informals
Formal sin

Coy, misty, cute babes
Beauty by cosmetics


9 Obiter dicta:

Anonymous p couldn't resist being opinionated thus:

"WORD" -> WORE -> WARE -> GARE -> "GAME"

8:52 PM  
Blogger Mohan K.V couldn't resist being opinionated thus:

Transparency, nice :-)

And misty and Coy reminds me, you should read this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/To_His_Coy_Mistress

and this brilliant retort:

http://www.cs.rice.edu/~ssiyer/minstrels/poems/1568.html

11:15 PM  
Blogger unni krishnan couldn't resist being opinionated thus:

"Hospitality Desk
Do I ask pettishly?

Informals
Formal sin

Coy, misty, cute babes
Beauty by cosmetics"

'Lolax'
You outdo yourself each time...
Time well spent, I must remark.

1:13 PM  
Blogger N couldn't resist being opinionated thus:

@P,
That's a comment?
@Mohan,
The retort is one of the finest poems I've read!
@Unni,
Thank you! One is flattered :-)
@myself,
'GIRL -> GILL -> BILL -> BALL -> BASS -> LASS -> LADS -> LADY'
has an error in it, you jackass!

2:04 PM  
Blogger Poornima couldn't resist being opinionated thus:

The best of them all is "Beauty by cosmetics" :D

12:16 AM  
Anonymous Arunn couldn't resist being opinionated thus:

Should this work?

SIN -> TIN -> TAN

(Sorry if I misunderstood any implicit rules)

Cheers,
Arunn

10:55 PM  
Blogger So Long and Thanks for all the Fish couldn't resist being opinionated thus:

How about this?
Jar - Jam - Jim - Jig - Jug - Tug - Tad - Mad
:)

2:26 AM  
Blogger So Long and Thanks for all the Fish couldn't resist being opinionated thus:

Oops! There should be a tag between tug and tad.

9:37 AM  
Blogger N couldn't resist being opinionated thus:

Arunn sir,
That is not wrong, but my intention there was to take it through COS and COT.

So Long,
JAR - MAR - MAD.

11:40 AM  

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