Puzzlers

Some articles on puzzlers:

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicolvolcanoconiosis - Coinage
... Smith, president of the National Puzzlers' League, at its annual meeting ... Herald Tribune on February 23, 1935, titled "Puzzlers Open 103d Session Here by Recognizing 45-Letter Word" Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis succeeded electrophotomicrographically as ... The puzzlers explained that the forty-five-letter word is the name of a special form of silicosis caused by ultra-microscopic particles of silica volcanic dust.. ...
National Puzzlers' League
... The National Puzzlers' League (NPL) is a nonprofit organization focused on puzzling, primarily in the realm of word play and word games ... Founded in 1883, it is the oldest puzzlers' organization in the world ...
National Puzzlers' League - History
... On July 4, 1883, twenty-eight word puzzlers, mostly young men, met at Pythagoras Hall in New York City and founded the Eastern Puzzlers' League they then celebrated the event by paying a penny each to walk across ... Renamed the National Puzzlers' League in 1920, the organization has been in continuous existence ever since that first meeting and is the oldest puzzlers' organization in the world ... instead reported on business transacted at puzzlers' conventions, presented verses and skits composed by members, and relayed debates on the controversial puzzling topics of the day, such as obsolete words ...