March 1, 2010
March 1, 2010
September 11, 2009
For this month's contest, we're exploring some of the biographical tidbits you may not even know exist in the Visual Thesaurus treasure trove. For example, if you click on the red meaning bubble associated with Benjamin Franklin, you will learn that he was "an American Revolutionary leader," a "scientist," a "writer," and a "printer." The challenge: find as many historical figures as you can in the VT database who have at least three "type of" relationships in their maps. Continue reading...
August 20, 2009
July 13, 2009
In this month's contest, we challenge you to use the Visual Thesaurus to link two words together by clicking on the fewest number of related words. Entrants who can connect the words summer and break through the fewest number of words will receive a limited edition Visual Thesaurus T-shirt! Continue reading...
June 10, 2009
Last time in Contest Corner, the challenge was to track down the answers to ten questions in a Visual Thesaurus treasure hunt. Congratulations to Catherine McIntyre of the English Language Institute at Texas A&M University for submitting ten correct answers. Catherine wins a Visual Thesaurus T-shirt! Her answers follow below. Continue reading...
April 20, 2009
Go on a Visual Thesaurus treasure hunt to track down the answers to these ten questions. If you successfully find all the answers, we will send you some authentic Visual Thesaurus booty! (Hint: you might need to brush up on some of the VT's special features here to help you find your treasure.) Continue reading...