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Feel like a good belly laugh? Well, you've come to the right place.

But first, here's some word play to loosen you up and get you in the mood. Make sure you read the subtitles. If you can keep your eyes 'down thurr', that is...


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You know, us word-gamers are sitting ducks for comedians. There is, after all, something a tad bizarre about a person who takes the World Scrabble Championship as seriously as the Superbowl.

Some wordies fight this perception by trying to convince the world that there is as much glory to be had in winning the National Spelling Bee, or the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, as there is in claiming an Olympic gold.

Personally, I don't think you should bother trying to convince anybody of anything. Just enjoy what you enjoy, with others who are like-minded, and don't take yourself too seriously.

That's what this page is for...

Show Us YOUR Funny Bits

Have you come across a joke, video, or article about words and word games that made you laugh out loud? Well this is the place to share it!

If not, and if you have a few minutes to kill, feel free to browse and comment on the funny stuff posted by other visitors.

Got a Funny VIDEO? Great! Just provide the web address (e.g. the YouTube URL) of the video. I'll embed the video in your post, if I can, or else I'll provide a live link for others to follow.

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Other Visitors' Funny Bits

Click the links below to see what the rest of us are chuckling about...

Numb What? 
NUMNAH — n. The padding placed between a saddle and a horse to reduce rubbing. Here's a short video to show you how I stumbled across with …

A Palindromic Film 
Dan & naD - This is very clever! A film that plays the same way forwards as backwards. It's not the first of its kind, but if you like palindromes it's …

Spelling Wiz Patronized by TV Hosts 
Tens of thousands of sympathetic parents were up in arms over this one, but I'll let you in on a little secret. It's not real. Another classic from …

Spell D-O-Y-E-N 
Like a few of the chuckle-worthy vids on this page, the next one is a segment from Cheap Seats . If you're not familiar with the show, Cheap Seats was …

Crossword Porn? Not rated yet
A recent article in TheSun.co.uk gave me a good chuckle... The story involved Jack Sedgewick, a great grandfather and keen word buff, who got a nasty …

The 'F' Word Not rated yet
Ok, this one has been around for a few years now, but it's still funny as F&@*%! I especially liked the 'Almost every word in a sentence' bit...

Obscene Scrabble Not rated yet
Actually, she's wrong about not being allowed to use slang words in Scrabble. And several of the squirrel's obscenities are allowed too...

Whoever wrote this song definitely entered Scripps Nationals as a kid Not rated yet
I don't know anything about the story behind this one (please let me know if you do). It's a good laugh though...

They're So Mean To Scrabble Players Not rated yet
That nasty old Cheap Seats are at it again. This is a very funny episode dissecting a major Scrabble tournament. If you're a tournament Scrabble player …

Not Sure Why This Made Me Laugh So Much... Not rated yet
I'm almost embarrassed to admit that the next one made me laugh out loud. Maybe it means I'm getting old, but it was just one of those silly little jokes …

A Typical Balderdash Night Not rated yet
If you're a fan of Balderdash , like I am , you'll be able to relate to this one. Remember back in primary school when the kid next to you would start …

All-Time Funniest Crossword Animation Not rated yet
If you haven't seen Crossword Inker yet, I suggest you put your feet up for a few minutes and click the play button right now. This animation was the …

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