What's In A Name is a word
game in which you have to create words from
the letters that are in a given name of a
person, place or thing. The host gives a proper
name of a person, place or thing. Players
then create and ESP words (one at a time)
to the host, using letters in the given name.
Players can create as many words as they want
(from 2 - 8 letters in length) within the
Words must be created from the letters in
the given name. For example, if the name is
Mark Smith then the words star and ark would
be valid but the word myth would not because
there is no "y" in the given name.
Words cannot contain hypens or an apostrophe,
and can not be a proper name except were a
it is also a normal word. Proper names are
not acceptable such as Todd, but names that
are also words are accepted, such as sue.
Submitted words can not be the same as the
given name. For example mark would not be
a valid entry as it is a given word in the
name Mark Smith.
are scored based on the number of letters
2 letter words = 1 points
3 or 4 letter words = 2 points
5 or 6 letter words = 3 points
7 or 8 letter words = 4 points