||A remeaning task
||Redefine an existing word or two-word term beginning with P through Z.
||What's not to liken?
||Produce one or more similes in any of the following categories.
||There Will Be Bloodline
||Breed any two of the winning "offspring" included in this week's results, and name their foal.
||Supply cutlines, or captions, for any of these newspaper photos.
||What Kind of Foal Am I?
||Breed any two of the 100 horses eligible for this year's Triple Crown and provide an appropriate name for their foal.
||Opus 266, No. 3
||Take any common word or two-word term beginning with any letter from A through H and give it a new definition.
||So What's To Liken?
||Take any two items from the utterly random list above and explain how they are different or how they are similar.
||Write a rhyming couplet containing two words that are anagrams of each other.
||Supply a humorous limerick based on any word in the dictionary beginning with cl- through co-.
||Another Time Around the Track
||Breed any two of the winning "offspring" included in the results of Week 708, and name THEIR foal.
||Hyphenate the beginning and end of any two multi-syllabic words appearing anywhere in the April 29 or May 6 Style or Sunday Arts section, and then define the compound.
||Freak Trade Agreements
||Think of one thing to trade for another, and supply a short and funny explanation.
||We Beg You To Differ
||Take any two items from the truly random provided list and explain why they are different or why they are similar.
||Haven't Got a Clue
||Make all the clues in the provided crossword ooh-clever or at least ah-that's-funny, even the little words.
||Explain why you, or anyone else in particular, ought to have this fine oil-on-panel by Fred Dawson of Beltsville, or what it might be used for.
||The News Gets Verse
||Sum up wittily in verse -- but not a limerick -- any article appearing in The Post or on washingtonpost.com from Aug. 28 through Sept. 4.
||Tour de Fours III
||Coin and define a word containing -- with no other letters between them, but in any order you like -- the letters L, E, A and F.
||Hyphenate the beginning and end of any two multi-syllabic words appearing anywhere in the July 16 Style or Sunday Arts section, and then define the compound.
||A Test of Character
||Change a word or phrase by only one letter -- substitute one letter for another, add a letter or transpose two letters -- and explain how they are different or similar.
||Cut From the Chase
||Write an original John-Bunnell-style wrap-up to a crime story -- or one for a more minor transgression.
||Take any sentence that appears in The Post or in an article on washingtonpost.com anytime from now through June 26 and supply a question it could answer.
||Worth at Least a Dozen Words
||Interpret any of the provided cartoons as you see fit in a caption.
||How Low Will You Go?
||Humiliate yourself for ink, and a stupid prize.
||The Post's Mortems
||Give us a rhyming poem about some notable who died in 2005.
||Live On, Sweet, Earnest Reader (Inc.)
||Give us an original backronym for a company or product. A backronym is a fake etymology that often gets in a little dig at the subject.
||Write a limerick or other short poem with comically awful rhyming.
||Take a Letter -- Again
||Take a word, term or name that begins with A, B, C or D; either add one letter, subtract one letter, replace one letter, or transpose two letters; and define the new word.
||Come up with an appropriate name for a cafeteria--or meeting room, or an employee lounge, or some other workplace spot--for a particular institution.
||Hyphen the Terrible (New Edition!)
||Combine the beginning of any multi-syllabic word in this week's Invitational with the end of any other multi-syllabic word in this column (or in this week's Web supplement) to coin a new word, and then define it.
||Gadget If You Can
||Tell us what these nifty, indispensable items are.
||H H |
||God's Will (and Won't)
||Complete either of the following: "If God hadn't wanted us to ----, God wouldn’t have ----"; "If God had wanted us to ----, God would have ----."
||Update a nursery rhyme or children's song with an edgier text.
||Supply a limerick based on any word in the dictionary (except proper nouns) beginning with ai- through ar-.
||Give Eric Murphy advice he deserves on the provided questions.
||Redefine any word from the dictionary.
||So Zoo Us
||Combine any two kinds of animals, give its name and describe it.