I came across a copy of the Gobblefunk Dictionary yesterday. It’s a dictionary devoted to words that Roald Dahl invented and used in his novels, especially in The BFG. There’s a real pleasure in inventing words, and if you are reading a story by Roald Dahl you will have a head start. How about your … Continue reading Gobblefunk

Dilly Dilly Piccalilli

Here is a little rhyme we have often used for fun. It comes from a favourite collection of short rhymes written by Clyde Watson and illustrated by her sister, Wendy: Father Fox’s Pennyrhymes.  Dilly Dilly Piccalilli  has a clear pattern and invites a little bit of nonsense. Simply share the rhyme and then see if you can make … Continue reading Dilly Dilly Piccalilli