A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

(Index last updated 12 January 2000.)

B

Babelfish: see translation

Babylon 5: dactyl

baby talk: GGrab-bag

The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer: WWhat (comments)

back-formation: bburglar

backwards: Backward, ccheck, zz-cryptic
See also palindromes.

Bacon, Roger: ccheck

bananas: yet

bands: NNames3
See also individual band names.

"bang" (exclamation point): wwaka

barbarians: xena

Baron, Dennis: eepicene

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: Zwei

baseball ("Who's On First?"): WWhat

BASS: iitywybad (comments)

bass clef, mnemonic for: mnemonic

"Battle Hymn of the Republic": mnemonic (comments)

Baudot, Jean-Maurice-Émile, and Baudot Code: dddit

BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation): dddit

Beale, Paul: QQueer

Beatles, The: Isms, MMondegreens, NNames3

beats: see syllables.

"because": Y-why

bees: Paean, PPalindromes

beets: Paean

beheading words: queen

Belew, Adrian: WWhat

Beowulf: lliteration

Bernstein, Ed: aaniversary, XXmas, cccornflakes (comments)

Bernstein, Michael: elocution, twiddlers list, zeugma, Swifty, VVowels

Berryman, Peter: iiintonation

Bhatnagar, Ranjit: dactyl (comments), one (comments), patterns, Isms, Jibe (comments), Marquee (comments), eepicene, sspooner (comments), IInsults, PPalindromes (comments)

Biblical quotations: zeugma (comments), Dollar (comments), XXmas

BiCapitalization: UNIVAC

BIFF: JJive

bilingual redundancies: oooxymorons
See also languages.

binary character encodings: dddit

Binde, Melissa: one (comments)

bingo: jjjargon

biology: mnemonic

"bits" (binary digits): dddit

Biv, Roy G.: mnemonic, iitywybad

blaxploitation movies: JJive

"blizzard": weather

"bloody": Euphemisms, EEtc

The Blue Fairy Book: bbbozo

Blumenson, Leslie E.: eepicene

Bobs, The: Chains, NNames3

body parts: jaw

Boggle(TM): animals

Bongartz, Roy: Swifty

book titles: see titles.

boreal: weather

Borges, Jorge Luis: vvvarieties

Borgmann, Dmitri: queen (comments), aaalphabets2

boroughs (of New York): queen

Bosco, Freddy: films

Boston
Mass, 02134: ubbi-dubbi
public transit in: AAAmanuensis

Botticelli, game of: BBotticelli

bovine: see cows.

bowdlerizations: fffox-trot

boys, dead: OOne

Brackett, Leigh: sssimiles

Braille: dddit

Bralich, Philip A.: DDragon

BRAM Recursive Acronym Man: iitywybad

brand names: ttrademark

Brandreth, Gyles: aaalphabets2

Bremmer, Fred: wwaka

Breuer, Miles J.: ggostak

British Broadcasting Corporation: see BBC.

British-style crossword puzzles: zz-cryptic

British vs. American pronunciation and meaning: ggginger, zzzed

Brocchini, Matt: Y-why

Bronx, The: queen

Brooklyn
accents, computer-generated: JJive
borough of New York City: queen

Browning, Robert: sssimiles

Brown, James Cooke: uuui

Brown Paper Joe: GGrab-bag

Bruce, Lenny: yyyadda

Buchanan, Patrick: spiro

Bunny Foo Foo: RRabbit

Burgess, Anthony: kkarate

Burgess, Gelett: lllimericks2

"burglar": bburglar

Bush, George (Herbert Walker): AAnagrams, PPalindromes (comments)

buzzwords: jjjargon

Byrne, Josefa Heifetz: uuliginose


Jed Hartman <logophilia@kith.org>