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Wit’s War

It’s a brand-new season here on A Way with Words! To celebrate, Martha and Grant are noodling with anagrams— including the one in the title of this episode. This is part of a complete episode.


greenprint  n.— «Papers already submitted to the Burgess Park Steering Group, a joint subcommittee of councillors from the planning and leisure committees, indicate variations on the former GLC greenprint. Early this year when the new...


kneelo n. a person who rides a kneeboard. Editorial Note: A kneeboard is a short surfboard on which a rider kneels. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

flat-water pool

flat-water pool  n.— «With apologies to Dr. Seuss, what do you call a swimming hole with no sprinklers, kerpinklers or soaking walinklers?…“In the business, we refer to it at as a flat-water pool,” says Peter Dunn of St. Louis...

steel beach

steel beach  n.— «Sometimes, the ship’s recreation department organises events on board, including sports and what’s called a “steel beach picnic”—a barbecue on the flight deck.» —“City at Sea” by Sopaporn...