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62 Wordalicious Innovations

From Spelling Bee Love to Twitter-Inspired Dictionaries

— May 29, 2009 — Art & Design
Word lovers are excited that the National Spelling Bee is attracting so much attention. Watching youngsters compete fiercely to out-do each other in a battle of complex vocabulary has word nerds curling their toes with sweet delight, adrenaline coursing with each new word.

If you're the type to enjoy the hype over a National Spelling Bee, there's a good chance you'll appreciate treasures like chocolate scrabble and fashion dictionaries in this compilation.

Implications - Other unique wordalicious innovations you will find include crowdsourced dictionaries, picture-based definitions, political magazine collages and seating made from words. This amazing word collection will surely leave you speechless.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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More Web Eavesdropping
More Web Eavesdropping
Singing Sampled Words from the Tubes
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Public Spelling Rants
Public Spelling Rants
Disgruntled Grammar-Aficionados Hope to Put End to Misspellings
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60
Spelling Seating
Spelling Seating
The Chair Chair by Eric Ku Is Created With Letter Shapes
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59
Apparel for Word Nerds
Apparel for Word Nerds
The Dictionary Shirt
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58
Awareness Through Hurtful Words
Awareness Through Hurtful Words
This is Such a Retarded Article
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57
Banned Words for 2009
Banned Words for 2009
Which Overused Words Are Taboo This Year?
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56
Crowdsourced Dictionaries
Crowdsourced Dictionaries
Germany's Duden Dictionary Lets You Add New Words
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55
Telling Time with Words
Telling Time with Words
It's About Time
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54
Web Beyond Roman Alphabet
Web Beyond Roman Alphabet
Domains in 12 Languages
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53
'Mouse Potato' and 'Google' are among dictionary's new words
'Mouse Potato' and 'Google' are among dictionary's new words
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52
Presidential Quote Fashion
Presidential Quote Fashion
Obama Rhinestone T-Shirts Offer Words of Inspiration
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51
Words in Waterfalls
Words in Waterfalls
Aquascript Gets Your Message Across Both Indoors and Outdoors
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50
Ads That  Define Beauty
Ads That Define Beauty
Maybelline New York Goes Dictionary Style To Sell Mascara
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49
WordSource
WordSource
The Social Dictionary
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48
Unusual Alphabet Blocks
Unusual Alphabet Blocks
Preparing the Next Generation of Mad Scientists
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47
Dictionary Word of the Year
Dictionary Word of the Year
Mirriam-Webster "w00t to the World!"
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46
The Visual Dictionary
The Visual Dictionary
Find Pictures That Show Your Words
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45
Seat Made of Words
Seat Made of Words
Dharma Lounge For Seeking Higher Truth
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44
Twitter-Inspired Dictionaries
Twitter-Inspired Dictionaries
140pedia Defines the World in 140 Characters or Less
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43
Words as Art Medium
Words as Art Medium
Graham Gillmore Uses Words as Symbols and Creative Images
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42
Text-Based Exhibits
Text-Based Exhibits
'Text Pieces' by Stefan Bruggemann Explore the Power of Words
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Graphic Plays on Words
Graphic Plays on Words
Scrabble Ads
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40
New USB Dictionary and Thesaurus
New USB Dictionary and Thesaurus
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39
Google Maps Typography
Google Maps Typography
Rhett Dashwood Turns Aerial Shots Into the Alphabet
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38
Picture-Based Definitions
Picture-Based Definitions
The Photographic Dictionary
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37
Decor That Plays on Words
Decor That Plays on Words
'Gun Rack' Organizer Is Decorative and Fun, But Not at All Violent
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36
Pictoral Alphabets
Pictoral Alphabets
Icon Sentences Are The New Universal Language
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35
Depressing Dictionaries
Depressing Dictionaries
Pictoral A-Z On The Dark Side Of Life
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34
Amazing Waterfall of Images & Words
Amazing Waterfall of Images & Words
bit.fall
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33
Frozen Alphabets
Frozen Alphabets
Sculptured Ice Is Twice as Nice, But Letters Are Even Better
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32
Alphabet of Brooke Shields
Alphabet of Brooke Shields
Undercover Marketing At It's Very Best
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31
Advertising for Word Nerds
Advertising for Word Nerds
Montreal Gazette Proves That Words Matter
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30
Word Watches
Word Watches
Tao Mao's "Say Time Watch" Shows Words Not Numbers
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29
Font Trashing
Font Trashing
Passionate Typography Buffs Think Comic Sans Should Die
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28
$20,000 Game Board
$20,000 Game Board
Diamond Scrabble
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27
Scrabble Furniture
Scrabble Furniture
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26
Fashion Icons as Dictionary Designers
Fashion Icons as Dictionary Designers
Karl Lagerfeld Illustrates 'La Petit Larousse Illustre'
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25
Typography Auto Ads
Typography Auto Ads
Mercedes-Benz Pre-Safe Brake Warns You Not to Text and Drive
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24
Brain Teaser Candy Ads
Brain Teaser Candy Ads
Kit Kat Print Ads Feature Mazes, Crosswords and Sodoku Puzzles
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23
Recycled Typography Lamps
Recycled Typography Lamps
Aleksi Hautamaki Gives Old Signage New Life
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22
Typography Rugs
Typography Rugs
John Pour Home
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21
Political Magazine Collages
Political Magazine Collages
"Words of Hope" Obama Portrait
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20
Chocolate Scrabble
Chocolate Scrabble
Eat Your Own Words
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19
Ancient Typographic Rebirth
Ancient Typographic Rebirth
‘Angels & Demons' Ambigram Reignites Love for Mirror Words
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18
Nerdalicious Keyboards
Nerdalicious Keyboards
Scrabble Tile Typing Is Perfect For The Unabashed Word Nerd
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17
Sculptured Typography
Sculptured Typography
Julien De Repentigny Magnifies Visuals Using Words
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16
Liquid Speech Photography
Liquid Speech Photography
Alison Brady Captures Bloody Words and Bitter Sayings
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15
Bones as 3D Typography
Bones as 3D Typography
"Hurry Up" Floating Text
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14
DIY Quickie Valentines
DIY Quickie Valentines
Online App Generates Heartfelt Words So You Don't Have To
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13
Board Game Statues
Board Game Statues
David Mach's Sculpture Made of Domino & Scrabble Tiles
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12
Alphabet Furniture
Alphabet Furniture
Set 26
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11
Rescuing Typography
Rescuing Typography
Berlin Museum Of Letters Celebrates the Alphabet
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10
Risque Rabbit Alphabet
Risque Rabbit Alphabet
'Alphabunnies' Font by Airside
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9
Typography Wall Decorations
Typography Wall Decorations
For Interior Design, Words on Walls Work
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8
Literal Packaging
Literal Packaging
Alphabetical Milk Carton
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7
Scary Typography
Scary Typography
Monster & Alien Fonts From Anthony Petrie
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6
Weird Workplace Motivation
Weird Workplace Motivation
‘Words to Work By' Posters From Publicis Mojo
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5
Extreme Typography
Extreme Typography
10 Funky Alphabets
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4
Museums for Rescued Letters
Museums for Rescued Letters
Berlin's Buchstabenmuseum is a Typographer's Dream
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3
Fantastic Fonts
Fantastic Fonts
Typography That Can Stand On Its Own As Art
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2
Pinched Flesh Alphabets
Pinched Flesh Alphabets
Twisted Typography from Arjan Benning
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1
3D Pop-Up Books
3D Pop-Up Books
Geeky Design Book for Typography and Papercraft Nuts (UPDATE)
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