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Archive for May 2010

Starved knowers and lightsaber colors / May 2010 BBT Tally

May 31, 2010

High-scoring words of the afternoon: KNOWERS (128 points) – against KD C. [4W, 2W] STARVED (1300 points) – against Milka S. [4W, two 5W] YAMENS (208 points; two 4W), AMOLE (128 points; two 4W) – against Relina P. ANYONE (250 points) – against Michelle A. [two 5W] var SITE_URL = ”; var CLIP_PLAY_LIST_ID = “1063756”; […]

Not going to dinner! / I have teaching control back!

May 31, 2010

I stayed up past 4:30 AM reading about period TMI on ONTD, haha. When I got up, I had a few phone calls from Auntie Ying / Steph / Mom. I decided to check my email first to see if I could at least figure out what the familial phone calls were about. Harmony had […]

Gail, tuna, learning, D-Day passwords

May 31, 2010

Interesting rack of the night: GAILTUNA, against Margaret H. (read this as “Gail Tuna”) Bingo of the night: OUTLEARNS (146 points) – against Suzanne N. High-scoring words of the night: POTLINE (176 points) – against Mary W. [two 4W] OUTLEARNS (146 points) – against Suzanne N. [4W, bingo] COPATRONS (120 points) – against Millie F. […]

BULLETS IN POWERPOINT! / Mandarin / Riddim and Spice

May 30, 2010

Sam’s family picked me up pretty much on time, which was fine. I thanked them for the ride, and Uncle Joel told me to take my time getting settled in the car. That is definitely opposite of my parents, who have been known to tell me to hurry up. Of course, Uncle Joel might just […]

Mourning combined boners and fossils / Forgetting something / Tacos!

May 30, 2010

High-scoring words of the morning: BONERS (144 points) – against Erika S. [4W, two 2W] MOURNING (104 points) – against Peter N. [4W] COMBINED (168 points) – against Susan M. [4W, 2W] {a good deficit-erasing word!} FOSSIL (234 points) – against Donna G. [two 5W, hook off ABIDE for a plural] I have the feeling […]

Wasteways, knifing daisies, too much sugar, saved by Sam, stomachs!

May 30, 2010

Bingo of the night: WASTEWAY (139 points) – against Debbie C. High-scoring words of the night: JAW (124 points) – against Angela V. [5W, hook off SENATORS to make WE] VEEJAY (115 points; two 5W), WASTEWAY (139 points; 3W, 4W, hook off ROAD for a plural, bingo), LAKINGS (224 points; 4W, 3L on K, hook […]

I remember that waiting around IS boring! / Possibly no church

May 29, 2010

Henry picked me up, saying that traffic was terrible around Parker Place / Aberdeen – I’m not surprised! He says he’s going back to school since he got into Education at UBC, and is learning how to count in different base systems, and different cultures have their own way of doing so. I bet adding […]

Greeks skimping on the wax, Jasmine and MARIO dream, ten years later

May 29, 2010

High-scoring words of the afternoon: GREEK (176 points) – against Sandi S. [two 4W] SKIMP (470 points) – against Patti F. [two 5W – one used twice, hook off BEWAIL for a plural] WAXER (180 points) – against KD C. [2W, 5W] FAX (144 points) – against Diane R. [two 5W] HAZERS (530 points) – […]

Being afraid of vexing nonskid bento boxes, NO EXPIRED JUICE, Darkwing, fruit

May 29, 2010

High-scoring words of the night: VEX (104 points) – against Jermain M. [3W, 2L on X, hook off BAND to make BE / AX] YEAH (255 points) – against Glenda B. [two 4W, hook off FROST to make FROSTY] NONSKID (225 points) – against David K. [5W, 3W] BENTO (225 points; two 5W, hook off […]

Purloining jam and plantains from Burton / Conveying translation, Eric habit, and Alex

May 28, 2010

High-scoring words of the afternoon: BURTON (117 points) – against Lior B. [2W, 5W, hook off IF to make RIF] {a good deficit-erasing word!} FROM (256 points) – against Jan H. [two 4W] SENDUP (169 points) – against Bev O. [two 4W, hook off NOVA to make NOVAE] {a good deficit-erasing word!} PURLOIN (250 points; […]