11 JUNE 1994, Page 61

No. 1836: Wystan's dozen

You are invited to incorporate the follow- ing words (which occur in a poem by W.H. Auden) in any order into an entertaining piece of prose: vice, rocking-horse, button- ing, roost, allergy, Eskimos, whoops, army, deodorants, matador, suffocating, schemozzled. Entries to 'Competition No. 1836' by 23 June.