Wordsmith – Test your wordpower
Nov21

Wordsmith – Test your wordpower

Improve and test your wordpower against a list of rather unusual english words.

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Local Historic Figures and Celebrities – Can you name them ?
Oct03

Local Historic Figures and Celebrities – Can you name them ?

Moores Hotel has a rather curious mural on the wall of it’s upper level – a pantheaon of Baliwick historical figures and modern day celebreties (including a rather curious cat) … but can you name them ?

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Wordsmith – Test your Guernsey French
Sep12

Wordsmith – Test your Guernsey French

Guernsey French is theoretically the mother tongue of our island home, Guernsey. However it is dying out rapidly. So how many of these Guernsey French words do you know (or can guess)? Improve and test your Patois wordpower by matching each of the words below to one of the multiple possible definitions.

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Wordsmith – Test your ‘American’
Apr08

Wordsmith – Test your ‘American’

Improve and test your wordpower. How many of these American-English words do you know?

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Wordsmith – Bizarre English Words
Nov01

Wordsmith – Bizarre English Words

Improve and test your wordpower against some of the rather more bizarre words that have found their way into the English language.

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Dingbats
Aug09

Dingbats

Test your knowledge on phrases and sayings with these Dingbat graphics …

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Riddle me this … Can you solve these Riddles?
Jun28

Riddle me this … Can you solve these Riddles?

Pit yourself against some mind bending riddles and see if you can work out what each one is referring to.

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Wordsmith – Test your wordpower
May03

Wordsmith – Test your wordpower

Improve and test your wordpower by matching a word against multiple possible definitions.

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True or False, Fact or Fiction
Nov27

True or False, Fact or Fiction

A lot of what we ‘know’ to be true can sometimes turn out to be no more than an ‘urban legend’. IS : Chewing gum is a controlled substance in Singapore? or DOES An apple contains enough cyanide to kill a man ? : Can you tell whether they’re fact or fiction ?

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Wordsmith – Indian wordpower
Nov16

Wordsmith – Indian wordpower

Improve and test your wordpower against some Indian words that have found their way into the English language.

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Dingbats
Sep07

Dingbats

Test your knowledge on phrases and sayings with these Dingbat graphics …

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True or False, Fact or Fiction
Aug14

True or False, Fact or Fiction

A lot of what we ‘know’ to be true can sometimes turn out to be no more than an ‘urban legend’. Did the Nazi’s invent Fanta ? Does ‘Colgate’ means ‘go hang yourself’ in Spanish ? Can you tell whether they’re fact or fiction ?

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Wordsmith – Test your wordpower
Aug03

Wordsmith – Test your wordpower

Improve and test your wordpower against some 18th- and 19th-century words, still in use today.

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Are you a true Guern? … take the test
Jul13

Are you a true Guern? … take the test

Do you consider yourself a true Guern? What about if you had to take the test that’s part of the British citizenship exam?

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Wordsmith – Food for thought
Apr10

Wordsmith – Food for thought

Improve and test your gastronomic wordpower.

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