The population of Ireland is about 6 million people, with 4.2 million in the Republic of Ireland and almost 1.75 million in Northern Ireland. The name Ireland derives from the name of the Celtic goddess Ériu (in modern Irish, Éire) with the addition of the Germanic word 'land'. Enjoy these jigsaw puzzles featuring images from the 'Emerald Isle'.Free Jigsaw Puzzles - Scenes of Ireland
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Directed by New York Times Crossword Puzzle Editor Will Shortz, this is the nation's oldest and largest crossword competition. Contestants try their hand at eight original crosswords created just for this event. Scoring is based on accuracy and speed. Prizes are awarded in more than 20 categories, including a $5,000 grand prize.
An acrostic is a poem or a puzzle in which the first or last letter of each line spell out a word, phrase, or name. Did you know that they predate Christianity?Acrostics: Mystical to mind-boggling
A sign reading 'TOTI EMU LESTO' adorned a village post in olden days. It's one example of the letter games which have been around as long as the written word.
A Well-Boiled Icicle
The Reverend William Archibald Spooner is best remembered, not for being head of an Oxford college, but for his supposed habit of transposing letters of words producing what have come to be called 'SPOONERISMS'.
Spring is here and the flowers are blooming. Enjoy piecing together the beautiful images of colorful flowers featured in this collection of free flower jigsaw puzzles
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