Word Ways


Logologists who are computer programmers can exploit the computer's power to assist them in wordplay activities. Logologists who are not computer experts can share in that power by using commercially available, inexpensive, user-friendly spreadsheet programs designed for personal computers (PCs). Such programs, initially developed for manipulation numbers (e.g., financial modelling), have evolved the capability to manipulate non-numeric data--strings of characters other than integers exclusively--according to string-specific formulas.