Word Ways

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Elf Eyrie


Jan Anderson


Back by popular demand, a big raise, and a high, windowed corner office with the Eames chair (just kidding about the chair, etc.). Scarfin Fatback has suggested a more mature approach to wordplay. Instead of the erstwhile fledgling's ten puny playforms per issue, each Anderson contribution should concentrate on one type of wordplay. The parrot tease in this column is inspired by a Dave Morice suggestion: parody Shakespeare's Sonnet 18, a poem almost beyond compare... cool yet passionate, restrained yet tempestuous, insouciant yet demure, saucy yet significant...