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Adverbs, the present continuous, and historical rulers

July 19, 2015

Adverbs! Adverbs I got 100% (A) – Adverbs Excellent Click Here to Take This QuizBrought to you by YouThink.com quizzes and personality tests. Present Continuous Quiz I got 100% (A) – Present Continuous Quiz Excellent Click Here to Take This QuizBrought to you by YouThink.com quizzes and personality tests. Which historical ruler are you? I […]

NO MORE FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS! / Strepsils, a bento box, and library bargain books

November 16, 2013

NO MORE FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS! I don’t need the non-sucrose cough drops like Eric does! The usual suspect and I talked about quindecaplets / octuplets / Octomom, plus some personal stuff last night; it was all right. Since it was nice enough out today, I decided to go return my Brighouse library books (the C94 shuttle […]

1520 octuplets (dream) / Relaxing / Cherry frozen yogurt / Throwing parties

May 10, 2013

I dreamed of having to find information on octuplets born in 1520 OR ELSE, going on elevators in a deserted Zellers, and playing around with little brown-haired kids. WHAT THE HECK. After talking for a bit about Tetris and loud jackhammers, Michael invited me over at 5 for dinner (potatoes) / Chapman’s cherry frozen yogurt […]

Sextuplets Info, as of March 2012

March 26, 2012

Thank goodness for the Internet Wayback Machine! All info taken from Facts About Multiples. Total Sets I have recorded 181 sets of sextuplets in the world as of May 2011. First Sets Born 1500s – Italy 1600s – Italy 1831 – Unidentified (USA, December 30 1831) They were reportedly 6 girls, none survived, and the […]

Sextuplets List, as of June 2011

June 1, 2011

Thank goodness for the Internet Wayback Machine! All info taken from Facts About Multiples. Abbas Basha (Egypt, June 1980) 6 girls, unsure how many survive Abdel-Fattah (Egypt, October 31 1997) 6 girls, 4 survive Abdel-Meguid/Abdel Hakim (Egypt, October 27 2003) 3 boys, 3 girls, 5 survive, Mahmoud, Al-Sayed, Hani, Hanem (g), Hebat Allah (g), girl […]

Quadruplets N-Z (and Unidentified), as of August 2007

March 7, 2011

Thank goodness for the Internet Wayback Machine! All info taken from Facts About Multiples. Nabasalwa (Uganda, 1999) 2 survive (mother also had twins and triplets, spontaneous) Nalwoga (Uganda, October 8 1992) 2 boys, 2 girls, Pius, Patrick, Patricia, Pamela (spontaneous) Namkrua (Thailand, 2000) 4 girl, Datchanee, Matchima, Anamika, Ganitha Nantz (North Carolina, February 20 2003) […]

Teaching makes Corey nearly abradant with lawyers!

July 5, 2010

High-scoring words of the night: NEARBY (301 points) – against Mina M. [4W, 2W, 5L on Y, hook off OCTET to make NE / ET] ABRADANT (248 points) – against Jayde M. [4W, two 2W] Teaching students can be frustrating: [20:04:54] Corey: the class is Ghostbusters, and the students are a bunch of shy people […]

Fake fog on the seaboard / Teunis is WELCOME!

July 4, 2010

Interesting rack of the evening: HOMORAIN, against Becky O. [read this as “homo rain”] Bingo of the evening: SEABOARD (66 points) – against Marie L. High-scoring words of the evening: FAKE (166 points) – against Sylvia C. [5W, 2W] WUSSIES (176 points) – against Becky O. [two 4W] NEOTYPE (168 points) – against Angela V. […]

Combating enslaved octets / Cooking FAIL

May 5, 2010

High-scoring words of the afternoon: TOWIE (200 points) – against Rebecca H.-F. [5W, 4W] OCTET (135 points) – against Tyson A. [3W, 4W] COMBAT (130 points) – against Gregoria L. [5W, 3L on B] ENSLAVE (176 points) – against Garry M. [two 4W] OOGAMY (282 points) – against Matt P. [4W, 5W] {a good deficit-erasing […]

My grandma doesn’t like Hawaiian shirts or belly tattoos on the news!

August 11, 2009

While we were eating dinner, my grandma turned on the TV. I don’t know why, since she can’t understand English. She recognized Barack Obama, told me that Tony Parsons and my dad look alike (not really – it’s just the glasses), said that the TV weatherman shouldn’t wear Hawaiian T-shirts because “he’s too old… see […]