Words of One Syllable Dept. August 25, 2008 by Patti Niehoff Words of One Syllable Dept. new york / One Syllable / quote / word / words / Words of One Syllable Dept. Plus, That’s Not the National Bird of Guam Lady #1: This crossword puzzle is hard. Look at this one. Lady #2: Mmmhmm. Well, you misspelled “dumb” right there. Lady #1: Oh my god! –LaGuardia Airport via Overheard in New York, Aug 25, 2008 Related The AuthorPatti Niehoff I read and I write and I think. I survive.