|From:||Aidan Grey <grey@...>|
|Date:||Friday, April 5, 2002, 5:25|
At 11:36 PM 4/4/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>Matthew Kehrt scripsit:
> > Anyone ever hear of the preposition game? It's played by people taking
> > turns listing English prepositions. The game ends when no one can think
> > of a new preposition, or when someone says 'athwart,' unless anyone
> > present actually knows what 'athwart' means.
>Sounds a lot like "Finchley Central". Two players alternate naming
>stations on the London Underground. The first to name Finchley
>Central wins. This game can also be played as "Nuclear War".
But couldn't you just say "athwart" (though I know what that means, having
been in the Navy - same with "abaft") or "Finchley Central" and win right off?