Friday, April 5, 2013

An Oddly Hilarious Journey

Here are the OHJ daily words that I tweeted during March 2013.

The unannounced pattern was that the first word of each pair changes its meaning depending on how you pronounce it.
  1. desert, unspeakable
  2. intrigue, pigeonhole
  3. appropriate, newfangled
  4. refuse, purposeful
  5. suspect, conniption
  6. extract, judicious
  7. produce, hardscrabble
  8. convert, siphon
  9. reject, infernal
  10. bass, copious
  11. perfect, extricate
  12. separate, armamentarium
  13. dove, travesty
  14. abuse, scamper
  15. recount, garish
  16. coax, untimely
  17. envelope, vagaries
  18. sewer, interchangeable
  19. buffet, proffer
  20. invalid, crystalline
  21. recall, jilt
  22. wind, finagle
  23. alternate, grandfathered
  24. diffuse, precipice
  25. object, velour
  26. minute, inimitable
  27. tear, stickler
  28. console, shill
  29. defect, pompous
  30. subject, incapacitate
  31. entrance, gargle
I started tweeting Bonus Fun challenges this month:

March 15: Include a word that ends in -ism.
March 19: Include at six-syllable word.
March 22: Imagine you're tweeting from a prison.
March 26: Use a word that includes the letter J but doesn't start with a J.
March 29: The word "the" has been banished for today.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

An Oddly Hurried Journey

Here are the daily OHJ words for February 2013.

The unannounced pattern was that the first word of each pair was both a word and a person's name!
  1. bill, jostle
  2. melody, coterie
  3. ray, foment
  4. savannah, inchoate
  5. chip, paraphernalia
  6. ginger, stipulate
  7. lance, trenchant
  8. crystal, peevishly
  9. jack, morose
  10. olive, counterpart
  11. skip, maestro
  12. holly, downright
  13. brad, abeyance
  14. rose, nonchalant
  15. marshall, wistful
  16. dawn, farrago
  17. rob, scrunch
  18. sally, drupelet
  19. josh, irrevocable
  20. lily, wheedle
  21. cliff, hamper
  22. aurora, disambiguate
  23. hunter, erudition
  24. viola, ricochet
  25. gene, prerogative
  26. amber, inimical
  27. frank, cavernous
  28. peg, squalor

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

An Oddly Hippocratic Journey

Here are the OHJ daily words for the month of January 2013.
  1. queasy, invasive
  2. crates, hippo
  3. stuffy, appendix
  4. due, umbilical
  5. comfort, neckerchief
  6. pill, concomitant
  7. mend, negative
  8. headache, recondite
  9. journal, fastidious
  10. visit, phlegm
  11. needle, lambaste
  12. gasp, sphygmomanometer
  13. rest, ancillary
  14. fraud, titanium
  15. aid, operation
  16. blood, quarantine
  17. exam, rampant
  18. iris, viscus
  19. kick, biliary
  20. legal, weakling
  21. oral, dilatation
  22. prone, xenobiotic
  23. tender, erstwhile
  24. urgent, yex
  25. waist, gurney
  26. x-ray, zygote
  27. yawn, jaundice
  28. zinc, knuckle
  29. swollen, myopic
  30. pupil, vestigial
  31. cell, alleviate