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Author Topic: Sat., 2/2 Barry C. Silk  (Read 1520 times)


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Sat., 2/2 Barry C. Silk
« on: February 02, 2013, 09:47:40 AM »
THEMELESS:  26 blocks!

Lying often involves them   MATTRESSES
Hotel waiter    TAXICAB

There are three words which are almost never used any longer:  WEAL, FILCH, HALE. 
But there are also most current terms: LALA, NASCAR's Nextel Cup, "Six Feet Under"s NATE, Weather Channel's SEIDEL.
But there are more traditional references: ADONAIS, AMAT, LEE, ELIOT.
There were even science entries: PERIGEE, VEGA, ENOL, SEDGE
And my favorite entry:  WAIMEABAY because it recalls the song from a happy time of my youth.    :)  Thanks, Barry.

Yes, it was a toughie, but the difficulty of using only 26 blocks is impressive, and the widely divirgent subject matter stretched me.  I feel taller.

Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun


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