By Scott Brown
Updated August 04, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

Still remember your SAT verbal score? Know enough five-dollar words to start an IRA? Then Funster‘s semiotic smackdown might be your idea of a good time ( ). This no-nonsense, Courier-fonted arena hosts a number of different events, including Speedster, where you try to beat the clock (and your peers) as you build as many words as you can from a given phrase. Try Word Know-It-All, a brutal test of sheer prolixity. If you emerge from the fracas with your Roget’s intact, you’ll know you’ve justly earned the sobriquet ”verbose.” B