[bksvol-discuss] Re: hangman

Hi Dave,

Yeah, I like trivia too.  There's a series of books called The Bathroom
Reader, where every page is just trivia.  I wish I could find some copies
to put them on Bookshare, but no luck so far.

Carrie

--- talmage@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> That was an interesting one.  I'm a sucker for trivia, so I had to go
> look 
> it up immediately.  I wasn't satisfied with what I got from the
> dictionary 
> you sited, primarily I guess because I'm not a member, so they didn't
> give 
> too much info.  I had better luck at:
> http://www.m-w.com/dictionary.htm
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Dave
> 
> At 11:16 AM 12/17/2004, you wrote:
> >'crwth' (pronounced crooth) is also good, although a bit obscure.  But
> >it's in the dictionary - http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=crwth
> >
> >Carrie
> >
> >--- talmage@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >
> > > I always had a killer word for hangman when it was a 5 letter word. 
> It
> > > was
> > > xylem, and I don't ever recall anyone ever getting it.
> > >
> > > Dave
> > >
> > > At 03:54 AM 12/17/2004, you wrote:
> > > >My guess would be "relief," both because it fits the
> > > >context and because I've seen the combination of li
> > > >scan as h. I love puzzles, and am very good at filling
> > > >in blanks -- I used to be a whiz at playing Hangman
> > > >and
> > > >whatever the other game was that was like that only
> > > >had platic racks and cards -- but the point was the
> > > >sme -- to guess the other people's word first, so if
> > > >you have any more puzzles, I'd be happy to give it a
> > > >try. (I might be able to find the Delinsky book nest
> > > >week when I go back to the library, and then I can
> > > >really help you out. I'll let you know, if you want
> > > >and if you haven't finished the book by then.
> > > >
> > > >Cindy
> > > >
> > > >--- Pam Quinn <quinns@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > I'm validating one now, An Irresistible Impulse, by
> > > > > Barbara Delinsky.
> > > > > One way of doing it if you have Kz and rank spelling
> > > > > is to make a game
> > > > > of it and work on it a little each day. Kind of like
> > > > > working a puzzle.
> > > > > I've brought it up to over 99 percent. Will still
> > > > > rate it "good"
> > > > > because there are still some garbled passages that I
> > > > > can't make heads
> > > > > nor tails of, but hey, not doing too bad. Here's one
> > > > > that still has me
> > > > > stumped.
> > > > >
> > > > > The tremor of a collective sigh whispered
> > > > > its rehef through those remaining. Anybody know what
> > > > > rehef might be?
> > > > >
> > > > > Pam
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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