Thursday, March 20, 2014

My Dictionaries Word of the Day: ENIGMATOLOGY


study and construction of puzzles.

Factlet for cruciverbalists (crossword puzzle fans): Will Shortz, crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times, is the world's only academically certified enigmatolgist*.

from There's A Word For It!: A Grandiloquent Guide to Life by Charles Harrington Elster

*at the time of the printing of the book in 1996

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