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  • Word has it Scrabble fundraiser is Saturday in Roland Park

    Word has it Scrabble fundraiser is Saturday in Roland Park
    The word was tristeza. It's a disease of citrus trees, but more importantly, for Tobey Roland, it once scored 228 points for him in a game of Scrabble, he said. Roland, 52, of Mount Washington, loves Scrabble and estimates he has played in 120...
  • At 101, John Nutter is 'the oldest ... of everything'

    At 101, John Nutter is 'the oldest ... of everything'
    At 101, John Nutter likes things plain and simple. Which is why his daughter, Betty Fulton, drives him to Slye's Barber Shop on Montgomery Street. Once there, he can get his monthly haircut for $8 while taking in the relaxed, old-style atmosphere. He...
  • Grammarnoir 5: The Shame of the Prose, complete

    By request, and because in a few days I will be at the American Copy Editors Society's national conference with several people who, by the uncanniest of coincidences, bear the same names as certain characters, here is the fifth Grammarnoir serial in one...
  • Mostly Main Street: Ellicott City wants you to find a vacant parking space

    Now that the holidays are over, expect some changes in the parking situation in the historic district that should make the experience much better. First, there is now a new app for your smartphone called Parker, which will allow you to locate...
  • Patrick Norris continues winning ways in essay, oratory contests [Timonium]

    Winning twice is "twice as nice". And so it is for Patrick Norris, an eighth-grader at St. Joseph School in Cockeysville. Patrick recently won a gold medal for his first-place essay in the Optimist Club of Timonium's annual essay contest . "How Can I Help...
  • Comment approval lag

     
    I am sorry for the lag in approving your comments from last night. Apparently, this is something I will be able to from my smartphone. Which I am happy to do, even if it takes away from Scrabble. Hang in......
  • A Tet menu from Ho Chi Minh City

     
    I am a Facebook fan of a restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City named XU*, which has posted a special menu for Tet, which begins, depending on the source either on February 3, or today, January 31. I'm going to......
  • KCMO vs. BALTO -- A mostly culinary face-off

     
    My former trivia-night opponent and Scrabble victim, the graphic designer and native of Kansas City John Hathaway graciously agreed to contribute this piece on the relative culinary advantages of his hometown and adopted town. Kind of like I said here,......
  • Just blet it

     
    I had a blog, which I called It Is a Word, that I abandoned for this blog. In that blog, I looked for and published real-life sightings of the type of perfectly legal Scrabble plays (suq, cwm, al, ka) that......
  • 'Survivor: Nicaragua' recap:

     
    Bucky reports on last night's Survivor. So close to the end!:Wow ... it’s Survivor Week! Where has the holiday season gone? This week’s spooky night vision scene has Sash telling Fabio that he has Fabio’s back, and then, in an interview,...
  • Making poetry out of a sow's ear

     
    Scrapple, the ultimate mystery meat, turns out to be quite the poetic muse. The first annual Dining@Large Scrapple Poetry Contest drew so many hifalutin entries that I brought in a man of letters as judge: John McIntyre.John is returning to......
  • In a Word: Euhemeristic

    Each week, The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. Use it in a sentence in a comment on his blog, You Don't say, and...