Word Themes


David Sutton

Each day, the web-site shows a Word of the Day on the home page.

The words for any particular month are based upon a particular theme and are prepared by Club member David Sutton.

At the end of each month, the collected words are available from this page by clicking on the appropriate link below.

Month Theme
Dec 2008 Words containing the letter Z
Jan 2009 Words containing the letter X
Feb 2009 Words containing the letter Q
Mar 2009 Words containing the letter J
April 2009 Words containing the letter K
May 2009 Words which are also place names
June 2009 Words derived from names of people
July 2009 Words useful for dumping excess vowels
Aug 2009 Unfamiliar five-letter words formed from familiar four-letter words plus an -A hook
Sept 2009 Short consonant heavy words
Oct 2009 Lesser known adjectives ending in -Y that don't compare
Nov 2009 B Back hooks which may be overlooked
Jan 2010 useful words of Japanese origin
Feb 2010 useful words of Chinese origin
Mar 2010 useful bird names
April 2010 Further useful bird names
May 2010 Useful fish names
June 2010 Further useful fish names
July 2010 Forenames which are valid words
Aug 2010 Forenames which are valid words
Sept 2010 words which look as if they are misspellings but are in fact playable
Oct 2010 words which look as if they are misspellings but are in fact playable
Nov 2010 words which look as if they are misspellings but are in fact playable
Dec 2010 Antelopes
Jan 2011 Cats and Cat-related words
Feb 2011 Dogs
March 2011 Primates
April 2011 Rodents
May 2011 Reptiles
June 2011 Marsupials
July 2011 Swords and Knives
Aug 2011 Armour
Sept 2011 Firearms
Oct 2011 Fruit
Nov 2011 Fruit
Dec 2011 Cakes and Biscuits
Jan 2012 Acids
Feb 2012 Horses
March 2012 Headgear
April 2012 Headgear
May 2012 Dances
June 2012 Dances
July 2012 Weather and the Atmosphere
August 2012 Alcoholic Drinks
Sept 2012 Alcoholic Drinks
Oct 2012 Art (Painting and Drawing)
Nov 2012 Shapes and Forms
Dec 2012 Shapes and Forms
Jan 2013 Landscape Features
Feb 2013 Landscape Features
March 2013 Landscape Features
April 2013 Heraldry
May 2013 Heraldry
June 2013 Fruit
July 2013 Fruit
August 2013 Trees and Shrubs
Sept 2013 Trees and Shrubs
Oct 2013 Trees and Shrubs
Nov 2013 Trees and Shrubs
Dec 2013 Trees and Shrubs
Jan 2014 Trees and Shrubs
Feb 2014 Trees and Shrubs
March 2014 Scientific Units of Measurement
April 2014 Scientific Units of Measurement
May 2014 Footwear
June 2014 Musical Instruments
July 2014 Musical Instruments
August 2014 Musical Instruments
Sept 2014 Musical Instruments
Oct 2014 Soils
Nov 2014 Astronomy
Dec 2014 Lepidopterons (butterflies and moths)
Jan 2015 Sheep and Goats
Feb 2015 Transport by water, ie. ships, boats etc.
March 2015 Transport by water, ie. ships, boats etc.
April 2015 Bread.
May 2015 Confectionary.
June 2015 Marine creatures other than fish or mammals.
July 2015 Hostelries i.e. places where you can stay and/or eat/drink.
August 2015 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with A and B.
Sept 2015 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with C.
Oct 2015 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with D.
Nov 2015 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with E.
Dec 2015 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with F.
Jan 2016 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with G.
Feb 2016 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with H.
March 2016 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with I, J or K.
April 2016 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with L.
May 2016 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with M.
June 2016 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with N.
July 2016 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with O.
Aug 2016 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with P.
Sep 2016 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with P.
Oct 2016 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with R.
Nov 2016 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with S.
Dec 2016 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with S.
Jan 2017 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with S.
Feb 2017 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with S.
Mar 2017 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with T.
April 2017 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with T.
May 2017 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with U.
June 2017 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with V.
July 2017 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with W.
Aug 2017 Words newly available in September 2015 starting with W and Y.
Sep 2017 Vegetables.
Oct 2017 Vegetables.