"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Monday, 16 February 2009


A lipogram (from Greek lipagrammatos, "missing letter") is a kind of constrained writing or word game consisting of writing, poems, paragraphs or longer works in which a particular letter or group of letters is missing, usually a common vowel.

1 comment:

  1. Georges Perec's novel "A Void" is does not contain the letter "e".

    (This comment is a lipogram.)