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CHAT: Postpositions

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? Aidan


Levi Tooker <nerd525@...>
John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Matthew Kehrt <matrix14@...>