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.)

P

paeans: Paean

pahoihoi: one (comments)

palindromes: Backward, PPalindromes, fffox-trot

Palmieri, John: AAAmanuensis

PalmPilot: rrecognition

Panama: colossus (comments), PPalindromes

pangrams: aaalphabets2

Papua New Guinea: eepicene (comments), CCreole

paralipsis: rrrhetoric

parapraxis: mmalaprop

parasaurolophus: spiro

parentheses: wwaka

Parkhurst, Nao: twiddlers list, Paean

parlor games: see games.

parodies: xena, wwweb

paronomasia: bon-mots, mmalaprop, rrrhetoric

Parry, James "Kibo": see Kibo.

parsing: DDragon

participles: oops

Partridge, Eric: yyyadda

Partridge's Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: QQueer

parts of speech: oops, ttrademark, rrrhetoric, AAAmanuensis

Pascal, Blaise: UNIVAC

patripassionism: patterns

Patterson, Ananda: animals

PDAs: rrecognition

peaches, Siberian: cccornflakes (comments)

pedantry: Jibe, hhhyphen (comments)

peeves: Jibe

"The Pelican": lllimericks2

penguins: Wrong

"Pennsylvania 6-5000": Xchange

penny: Dollar

Penrose tiles: zz-cryptic

pentameter: see meter.

pentatonic music: iiintonation

people, famous: BBotticelli

peoples, names for: AAAmanuensis

Percy, Thomas: MMondegreens

perfect numbers and words: ppperfect

periods: see punctuation.

perissologia: rrrhetoric

Perkins, Christine: weather (comments)

Perl software: Backward, ccheck (notes), LLa

Persian: Dollar

Personal Digital Assistants: rrecognition

"Person Paper on Purity in Language, A": eepicene (comments)

pesos: Dollar

petrels: see stormy petrels.

Petri, Julius R., and petri dish: fffox-trot

"peyote": qquetzal

"phat": QQueer

pheasant pluckers: sspooner (comments)

Phillips, Dave: SSlogans

Phillips, U. Utah: names

philosophers: Wrong

phonemes and phonetics: k@n-'sIs-t@n-,si

phonetic alphabets: Alphabets, fffox-trot

phonology: k@n-'sIs-t@n-,si, Rhyme, Trochee, VVowels, kkknight

phrases, fixed: colossus

phrases, self-cancelling: oooxymorons

pianos, QWERTY: QWERTY

pictures (rebuses): YYUR

pidgins: eepicene (comments), CCreole

pie, Siberian Peach: cccornflakes (comments)

pieces of eight: Dollar

pig latin: ubbi-dubbi

The Pillow Book: vvvarieties

pilots: Alphabets

pi, mnemonics for: mnemonic

Pinder, Bill: sspooner (comments)

ping pong: bbbozo, cccornflakes

Pinker, Steven: k@n-'sIs-t@n-,si, tttongs

Pink Floyd: Chains

Pirates of Penzance: xena

pitch: iiintonation

places
names of: K-------k
names of people from: AAAmanuensis

planets: ZZeus

plants: animals, animals (comments)

"Planxty Irwin": lliteration

plates, license: License

Plenty Questions: patterns

pleonasms: oooxymorons, rrrhetoric

plurals: zeugma (comments)

PNG (Portable Network Graphics): EEtc

Poe, Edgar Allen: patterns

poetry: see verse.

Pogo: Wrong

police: OOne

politics: spiro

polyglots: Zwei

Pomo Afro Homos: bbbozo

Poodry, Fran: uuliginose (answers), kkknight

Popocatepetl: qquetzal

populations, names for: AAAmanuensis

Portable Network Graphics: EEtc

Portland, OR: QQueer, AAAmanuensis (comments)

Portmanteau Poets: bbbozo

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: ubbi-dubbi (comments), EEtc

Portuguese: Dollar, Zwei

possessive: eepicene (comments)

post-structuralism: jjjargon

"potato": qquetzal

Powers, David: GGrab-bag

praeteritio: rrrhetoric

Pratchett, Terry: IInsults

Predicate Calculus: uuui

prepositions: hhhyphen

prescriptivism: Jibe, Venery, hhhyphen

primary stress: see stress.

products
goods:SSlogans
mathematical: ppperfect (comments)

programs and programming languages, computer: see computers.

pronouns
gender-neutral/epicene: Jibe (comments), eepicene
part of speech: oops
switching: twiddlers

pronunciation: k@n-'sIs-t@n-,si, queen, zeugma, Rhyme (comments), kkarate, DDragon, EEtc, GGrab-bag, kkknight

proofreaders: ccheck, hhhyphen

Propper, Otavia: SSlogans, sssimiles

proslepsis: rrrhetoric

prostitutes: Venery

proverbs: Zwei, qquetzal, oooxymorons

provinces, Canadian: License

Prussians: queen

psi: kkknight

"ptarmigan": kkknight

pulp fiction: sssimiles

punchlines: RRabbit, cccornflakes
See also jokes.

punctuation: ccheck, ppoems, vvariants, dddit, hhhyphen
British vs. American: zzzed

puns: bon-mots, names, xena, yet, Swifty, Venery, Wrong, jjokes, mmalaprop, GGrab-bag, cccornflakes, lllimericks2
See also jokes.

Purdy, Scott: cccornflakes (comments)

purism, grammatical: hhhyphen (comments)

purple: cccornflakes (comments)

"The Purple Cow": lllimericks2

puzzles: inword, jaw, aaniversary, bburglar, zz-cryptic

Pyles, Thomas: eepicene (comments)


Jed Hartman <logophilia@kith.org>