1281 We only have (googly) eyes for you Send us a photo of something that you have made funny by pasting googly eyes on it; funny titles and captions are optional. 4
1258 The year in redo, Part 2 Enter (or reenter) any Style Invitational contest from Week 1230 through Week 1254. H
1252 It's a med, med, med, med world Invent a clever name for a new medical product, and specify the condition it would treat. H
1238 D-E-F Comedy Jam (or E-D-F, etc.) Coin a threeword phrase (you may add an insignificant word or two)  whose words begin with D, E and F — in any order — and describe it. H
1230 What in creation . . . ? Supply a brief monologue or dialogue about a Creator's specifications or planning for some living being. H
1228 That movie is SO about you Name someone who was the "secret inspiration" for a certain movie. H
1217 Mergers you wrote: Combine two businesses with puns Give a clever name for a combination of two or more businesses. H
1178 A ______ of collective nouns Propose one or more funny new names for groups of things. H
1158 What have we here? Tell us what one or more of these objects really are. H
1156 Dead letters Write a humorous poem of no longer than eight lines about someone who died in 2015. H
1155 Vowel movement Choose a title of a book, movie, play or TV show; drop all the vowels (including Y when it's used as a vowel); then add your choice of vowels -- as many as you like -- to create a new work; and describe it. H H
1150 A deviant character Change the name of person or animal -- real or fictional -- by adding or subtracting one letter; substituting one letter for another; or switching the positions of two nearby letters, and describing the results. H
1144 Someone else's business Name a real brand, along with something else it would be a better name for. H H H
1142 Two-faced tweets Combine two well-known names into a Twitter handle, and write a tweet (no more than 140 characters and spaces) that that portmanteau person might write. H H H
1140 You're giving us a bad name Cite a REAL brand name, past or present, note its original use, and then say what sort of product, organization, etc., that name would be bad for. H
1128 Drone for a loop Give us some novel uses for a CICADA micro-drone, assuming that anyone can get one, and that it can have a micro-camera, micro-grips, etc. H
1126 Picture this Provide a humorous caption for any of the cartoons provided. H
1120 Celebrating our differences Each of the provided 17 items appeared in a different Style Invitational compare/contrast contest from 1996 to 2014. Explain how any two of them are alike or different or otherwise linked. H
1119 We want hue so bad Invent a name for a color and describe it. H
1107 Send us the bill Combine two or more names from the list of members of Congress on this page to "cosponsor" a bill based on their combined last names, and state its purpose. H
1105 A lit obit of fun Write a humorous poem of no longer than eight lines about someone who died in 2014. H
1101 The year in redo Enter any Style Invitational contest from Week 1047 through Week 1097, except for Week 1050. H
1093 You're only as rich as you fee What are some really bad ideas for various businesses to make a few more bucks? H H
1082 Band on the pun Alter the name of a music group or performer slightly -- not necessarily by just one letter, but enough so it's obvious what the original is -- and describe it in some way. H
1075 Falsity is Job One Send us some fictoids about cars and trucks and driving and stuff. H
1071 A pair of threes Choose two or three entities represented by a single three-letter combination at and say how they are alike or different. H
851 Going to the shrink Downsize the title of a book, movie or play to make it smaller or less momentous and describe it. H
837 Strip Search Combine two comic strips that appear in The Washington Post or at and describe the results. H