Lex = word; phile= to like or be attracted to. This word is not in my dictionary, but it should mean a person who loves, likes or is attracted to words. Not to be confused with a lexaholic, which would be a person who exhibits and obsessive need for or interest in words. So for the lexophiles or lexaholics out there, here are some word plays.
Police were called to a daycare where a three-year-old was resisting a rest.
To write with a broken pencil is pointless.
We’ll never run out of math teachers because they always multiply.
A dentist and a manicurist fought tooth and nail.
A chicken crossing the road: Poultry in motion.
A boiled egg is hard to beat.
When she saw her first strands of gray hair, she thought she’d dye.
Acupuncture: a jab well done.