Emily Paine Carter: Days in Iran bring pleasant memories

BonusBabe – Backgammon
BonusBabe – Scrabble for answers as game changes leave players lost for words – Yorkshire Post

Yorkshire Post

Scrabble for answers as game changes leave players lost for words
Yorkshire Post
“Scrabble is a game that is much loved by millions of people throughout the world, it stands up there alongside chess and backgammon,” says John Lewis, a 50-year-old from Sheffield, who had his first game of Scrabble back in the mid 1970s and who had 

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 23:06:22 GMT
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BonusBabe – 12 old words that survived by getting fossilized in idioms
“Sleight of hand” (not “slight of hand” as it’s often misspelled) helped the Middle English word “sleight” survive obsolescence
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 07:45:00 GMT
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BonusBabe – With video: Daughter’s touching letter makes Father’s Day – Royal Gazette

With video: Daughter's touching letter makes Father's Day
Royal Gazette
The 19-year-old said she treasures moments she has spent with her dad, Stanfield Brangman Sr, playing backgammon, watching television shows like 'Walker Texas Ranger' or just sitting off and talking. She said their relationship only got stronger after

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 12:04:16 GMT
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BonusBabe – Emily Paine Carter: Days in Iran bring pleasant memories
Friendly, cheerful, energetic, smart and beautiful: The perfect goodwill ambassador. Mary Lou Bredlow Bruce was that indeed. She lived in Iran as an American Field Service exchange student. Events in, say, that “lively” part of the world always remind me of her 1968 adventure — as did the movie “Argo.” We’ve chatted in person and […]
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:38:57 GMT
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