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Wacky Ways With Words


A. Ross Eckler


In the May 2000 Word Ways, Lionel Simard's story about Alma Anderson, an avid American amateur acrobat, uses only words starting with the letter A. Can other letters support extended narratives that make reasonable sense? Surprisingly, the letter W can be used, as illustrated by the following story of Winnie and her brother Walter's misadventures in the Wisbeach Woods. The original can be found in Don Lemon's century-old Everybody's Scrapbook of Curious Facts.