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1foggidawn
Edited: Dec 15, 2010, 11:57am Top

Last three entries:

Prime rib

Prime Merlinian

Prime meridian

My contribution:

Tropic of Cancer

2varielle
Dec 15, 2010, 12:11pm Top

3VetaTorres
Dec 15, 2010, 2:04pm Top

Capricorn and the Shadow*

*Inkheart

4rolandperkins
Edited: Dec 15, 2010, 4:18pm Top

5varielle
Dec 15, 2010, 6:18pm Top

6katelisim
Dec 15, 2010, 8:30pm Top

Blues Clues
(don't judge, lol)

7varielle
Dec 15, 2010, 10:09pm Top

Delta blues

8varielle
Dec 15, 2010, 10:09pm Top

Delta blues

9foggidawn
Dec 15, 2010, 10:10pm Top

Deja vu

10rolandperkins
Dec 15, 2010, 10:10pm Top

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11rolandperkins
Dec 15, 2010, 10:12pm Top

Arthur Millerʻs A View from the Bridge

12varielle
Dec 15, 2010, 10:12pm Top

Carolina Hurricanes

13rolandperkins
Dec 15, 2010, 10:16pm Top

On 10, 11 and 12:

"Carolina Hurricanes" is ok as a play on my original #10 "St. Louis Blues of the NHL". But I changed it because it was played on #8 not #9.

14rolandperkins
Dec 17, 2010, 6:48pm Top

Hurricanes that I lilved through:

the New England hurricane of 1938.

ʻAfa ko AIsake / Cyclone Isaac, Tonga, 1982

15katelisim
Dec 17, 2010, 7:05pm Top

Blizzards I lived through -- Halloween '91 & Dec. 11 2010

16rolandperkins
Dec 18, 2010, 1:58am Top

Curiosity:

An Oct. 31 blizzard? Even in Massachusetts I never saw snow before November. (Curious about
the location.)

17MsDonna
Edited: Dec 18, 2010, 8:47am Top

Hurricane 1988 Great Barrier Reef on a boat


18katelisim
Dec 18, 2010, 4:22pm Top

16- Minnesota, our weather follows no rules

19rolandperkins
Dec 18, 2010, 8:45pm Top

On 18:

Thanks for giving the location of the Oct. 31 blizzard. I didn't mean that weathers should be helld to any rules. So I can visualize an October blilzzard in Minnesota, though I wouldn't want to experience one. A cliche among New Englanders who comment on the climate is, "I don't mind cold, as long as it's a DRY cold." Our typical cold is on the wet side; on the other hand it rarely went below Zero Fahrenheit.

I always wondered if Minnesotans also "don't mind a Dry Cold",
assuming that you must have more of that than we used to have in New England. (I'll leave Northern N. E. out of it, because I was way down south in Greater Boston.) So I assumed that our Stoic commenders of dry cold in New England were just commending what they never got much of. --Would a place that actually got some dry cold
feel the same way?

20katelisim
Dec 19, 2010, 1:05am Top

Playing off 17: Pustulio

19- haha, our weather is erratic. The unpredictability is a bit of a joke amongst ourselves. The day of the blizzard (2010) was rather mild in the teens/lower twenties, but the dry day after had a windchill of -20 to -30 Fahrenheit. I have to walk a mile to class, so in general I would much rather have it wet out if the windchill stays above zero. We've had days with windchill -60. . . you're pretty much stranded inside at that point as many cars refuse to start at those temps and frostbite occurs in under 15mins.

21rolandperkins
Dec 19, 2010, 1:39am Top

Playing off 20

"I sup, lout."*

*Anagram of "Pustulio" (which or whom, however, I donʻt know the meaning of).
Meaning of the anagram? -- Hmm, I guess itʻs a medieval lordʻs order to a servant, not to disturb him while dining.

22VetaTorres
Dec 19, 2010, 6:11pm Top

A Knight's Tale

23katelisim
Dec 19, 2010, 6:15pm Top

Heath Ledger

24rolandperkins
Edited: Dec 20, 2010, 5:24pm Top

Jeff Heath old time Cleveland Indians
Boston Braves* o.f.

*Jeff broke a leg in a meaningless late season game,
09/48, and couldnʻt play as a Brave in the World Series
vs. his old team the Indians.

25varielle
Dec 20, 2010, 10:20am Top

26MsDonna
Dec 20, 2010, 11:09am Top

Panda dog NOW!

27katelisim
Dec 20, 2010, 4:26pm Top

lol
Sad Panda?

28rolandperkins
Dec 20, 2010, 5:26pm Top

Fitzgeraldʻs All the Sad young Men

30rolandperkins
Dec 22, 2010, 12:20am Top

Boston,* Milwaukee, and Atlanta
-- 3 sites where the "Brave" athlete played ML baseball.

Boston Braves was also, briefly, a minor league hockey
team, affiliated with the NHLʻs Boston Bruins

31varielle
Dec 22, 2010, 10:40am Top

32foggidawn
Dec 22, 2010, 3:16pm Top

Play ball!

33varielle
Dec 22, 2010, 3:23pm Top

34pollysmith
Dec 22, 2010, 3:23pm Top

fitness coach

35katelisim
Dec 22, 2010, 4:02pm Top

whistle

36varielle
Dec 22, 2010, 5:53pm Top

37katelisim
Dec 22, 2010, 6:33pm Top

fowl

38rolandperkins
Dec 22, 2010, 7:11pm Top

Earlene Fowler, mysteries author

39varielle
Dec 22, 2010, 7:55pm Top

40katelisim
Dec 22, 2010, 7:57pm Top

Earl of Sandwich

41rolandperkins
Dec 22, 2010, 9:39pm Top

Earl Johnson old time Boston Red Sox pitcher

42MsDonna
Dec 23, 2010, 6:17am Top

The Wire

43varielle
Dec 23, 2010, 9:05am Top

45VetaTorres
Dec 25, 2010, 5:47pm Top

Glass Ceiling

46katelisim
Dec 25, 2010, 9:01pm Top

glass bottom boat

47rolandperkins
Dec 26, 2010, 1:25am Top

48VetaTorres
Dec 27, 2010, 4:06am Top

Three Men & a Baby

49rolandperkins
Dec 27, 2010, 5:15am Top

Harvard, Princeton and Yale
The "Big Three" of pre-World War I College Football

50varielle
Dec 28, 2010, 1:20pm Top

51katelisim
Dec 28, 2010, 1:31pm Top

Poison Ivy

52varielle
Dec 28, 2010, 3:43pm Top

53katelisim
Dec 28, 2010, 4:16pm Top

road rash: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6COC-0Ur4Lk&feature=related

(as a deterrent to drunk driving, my boss's driver's ed teacher had his daughters get drunk and *try* to play this game successfully, lol)

54varielle
Dec 28, 2010, 8:28pm Top

motor scooters

55VetaTorres
Dec 28, 2010, 11:52pm Top

motor skills

56varielle
Dec 29, 2010, 8:50am Top

balance

57katelisim
Dec 29, 2010, 9:51am Top

tight rope

58varielle
Dec 29, 2010, 12:42pm Top

trapeze artist

59rolandperkins
Dec 29, 2010, 2:13pm Top

"trap Ease" --pretentious "translation" of "catch a nap".

60katelisim
Dec 29, 2010, 3:08pm Top

"It's a trap!" - Admiral Akbar, Star Wars Return of the Jedi

61rolandperkins
Dec 29, 2010, 8:59pm Top

"Sit APART!" (anagram of "Itʻs a trap!"

62VetaTorres
Dec 30, 2010, 10:49pm Top

Sitting Pretty

63rolandperkins
Dec 31, 2010, 1:53am Top

Polliniʻs Pretty Maids All in a Row
n ovel, later movie starring Angie Dickinson

64VetaTorres
Jan 1, 2011, 4:38pm Top

"I feel pretty, oh so pretty!"

65rolandperkins
Edited: Jan 1, 2011, 4:53pm Top

"Wait! --Are you by any chance a Baptist?"

"Mah folks is, but IʻVE always been putty* liberal."

--classic dialogue in Faulknerʻs
The Hamlet

*Faulknerʻs idea of a Mississipian pronunciaiton of "pretty". Oddly his nephew, Phil Stone, thought
that Mississippians not only retain the -r-, but add another one to it: "prurty".

66foggidawn
Jan 8, 2011, 10:09pm Top

Dialect

67InfectiousOptimist
Jan 9, 2011, 10:06am Top

Dialogue

68rolandperkins
Jan 9, 2011, 1:23pm Top

The Quarrel between Brutus and Cassius
--Shakespeaareʻs Julius Caesar

69VetaTorres
Jan 13, 2011, 12:13am Top

Cassio and Othello

70InfectiousOptimist
Jan 13, 2011, 10:46am Top

High School Honors English

71varielle
Jan 13, 2011, 1:38pm Top

SAT verbal score

72rolandperkins
Jan 13, 2011, 1:54pm Top

SAT nominal, adjectival, adverbial, or
exclamatory scores

73varielle
Jan 13, 2011, 3:41pm Top

GRE

74rolandperkins
Jan 13, 2011, 4:18pm Top

". . . just for the record. . ."
pseudo-self-disparaging introduction to sharing a piece of data that may well come under the heading of "dept. of useless Information".

75katelisim
Jan 13, 2011, 5:43pm Top

"Told you so. . . "

76InfectiousOptimist
Jan 13, 2011, 6:15pm Top

Mom.

77rolandperkins
Jan 13, 2011, 8:15pm Top

Dad, Sis and other short palindromes

78VetaTorres
Jan 14, 2011, 1:41am Top

Family

79katelisim
Jan 14, 2011, 1:50am Top

hot mess

80rolandperkins
Jan 14, 2011, 1:53am Top

"Mackie Messer" / "Mack the Knife"

character in a musical, words by Bertholt Brecht

81VetaTorres
Jan 16, 2011, 11:10pm Top

knife fighting

82rolandperkins
Jan 16, 2011, 11:37pm Top

"i went to a fight in LA last weekend -and a hockey game broke out!" --Jim Leahy

83katelisim
Jan 17, 2011, 9:12am Top

The Mighty Ducks

84rolandperkins
Jan 17, 2011, 3:45pm Top

85katelisim
Jan 17, 2011, 6:25pm Top

Origami

86VetaTorres
Jan 18, 2011, 8:35pm Top

Japan

87katelisim
Jan 18, 2011, 8:39pm Top

Harajuku

88VetaTorres
Jan 18, 2011, 8:45pm Top

Gwen Stephani

89rolandperkins
Jan 18, 2011, 8:57pm Top

Gwen Perkins Murphy
sculptor

90VetaTorres
Jan 20, 2011, 2:29am Top

Gwen Stacy

*The Amzing Spiderman #31 (Dec. 1965)

91rolandperkins
Jan 22, 2011, 1:46am Top

Gwen Verdon dancer

(and author of (?!) Sweet Charity, according
to "Search".

92katelisim
Jan 22, 2011, 9:05am Top

Guinevere (King Arthur)

93VetaTorres
Jan 22, 2011, 3:18pm Top

Sir Lancelot

94rolandperkins
Jan 22, 2011, 3:24pm Top

95VetaTorres
Jan 22, 2011, 3:51pm Top

First Kid (film)

96rolandperkins
Jan 22, 2011, 3:52pm Top

97VetaTorres
Jan 23, 2011, 2:01am Top

Mr. Miyagi

98rolandperkins
Jan 23, 2011, 7:31pm Top

G. Morrisonʻs Killing Mr. Quimper
(in the Invisibles Series)

99VetaTorres
Jan 23, 2011, 9:43pm Top

Invisible Children

100rolandperkins
Jan 23, 2011, 10:38pm Top

Wellsʻs and Ellisonʻs 2 Invisible Mans

101katelisim
Jan 24, 2011, 7:30pm Top

WellsFargo

102jugglingpaynes
Jan 24, 2011, 9:37pm Top

bank heist

104VetaTorres
Jan 28, 2011, 3:04am Top

106katelisim
Jan 28, 2011, 9:11am Top

107varielle
Jan 28, 2011, 2:21pm Top

108VetaTorres
Jan 29, 2011, 12:10am Top

Stick it

109rolandperkins
Edited: Jan 29, 2011, 1:20am Top

"the Stickies" *

*nickname of the Official Irish Republican Army: those who did not join the Provisional I.R. A. in the late 1960s

110katelisim
Jan 29, 2011, 1:15am Top

Post-It

111rolandperkins
Jan 29, 2011, 1:26am Top

STOP it
anagram of "Post-it"

112foggidawn
Jan 29, 2011, 11:49am Top

Four-year-olds (I hear that a lot around them.)

113varielle
Jan 29, 2011, 12:09pm Top

Mom he's touching me!

114rolandperkins
Jan 29, 2011, 3:08pm Top

Schultzʻs Heʻs your Dog, Charley Brown

115Rozax
Feb 6, 2011, 9:01pm Top

Good man

(a la You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown)

116rolandperkins
Feb 6, 2011, 9:05pm Top

old time Red Sox infielder Billy Goodman,
musician Benny Goodman, and writer-activist Paul Goodman

118katelisim
Feb 7, 2011, 10:17am Top

Where's Rube?
(joke from Rube Goldberg projects in hs)

119rolandperkins
Feb 7, 2011, 6:01pm Top

hey rube
obsolete(?) slang phrase for a fight between
locals and carnival workers

121rolandperkins
Feb 8, 2011, 1:10pm Top

Ruby Gentry starring Jennifer Jones
and Charlton Heston* 1952 film*

*Even the Jones/Heston teamup couldnʻt save this
piece of trash.

122varielle
Feb 8, 2011, 1:16pm Top

123foggidawn
Feb 8, 2011, 1:27pm Top

The Wizard of Oz

124varielle
Feb 8, 2011, 1:34pm Top

Australia

125rolandperkins
Feb 8, 2011, 7:32pm Top

Paul Keating, Bob Hawke, and Malcolm Frasier*

* prime inisters of Australia duriing my years elsewhere in Oceania.

126VetaTorres
Feb 12, 2011, 2:37am Top

Parliament

127rolandperkins
Feb 12, 2011, 2:50am Top

". . .Parliament, parliament, ye shall GO . . .
Liberal* OR Con -serv - a TIVE,
.....Into Parliament ye shall GO!!"
-- Gilbert & Sullivan: Iolanthe

*This is of course the Victorian, British meaning of
"Liberal" and not the Australian or American.

128katelisim
Feb 12, 2011, 8:38am Top

owls

129rolandperkins
Feb 12, 2011, 4:02pm Top

"drunk as an owl"
--obsolete(?) simile of the
1940s; ʻDrunk as a lord" was more common, and "as an owl" may have been a misquoting of that.

130varielle
Feb 14, 2011, 12:34pm Top

131rolandperkins
Edited: Feb 14, 2011, 3:54pm Top

132VetaTorres
Feb 15, 2011, 6:14pm Top

D.B. Cooper

133varielle
Feb 15, 2011, 8:01pm Top

parachuting

134rolandperkins
Feb 16, 2011, 4:47pm Top

What Color is your Parachute?
used to consult this sometimes in whatever spare time serious job-hunting would allow. Still being published.

135VetaTorres
Feb 16, 2011, 7:15pm Top

golden parachute

136katelisim
Feb 16, 2011, 8:04pm Top

golden ticket

137Rozax
Feb 16, 2011, 8:20pm Top

Ticket Master

138katelisim
Feb 16, 2011, 8:26pm Top

PageMaster

139Rozax
Feb 16, 2011, 8:28pm Top

Paper Cut

140Rozax
Feb 16, 2011, 8:28pm Top

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141varielle
Feb 17, 2011, 10:05am Top

142Jenni_Canuck
Feb 17, 2011, 10:57am Top

china dolls

143varielle
Feb 17, 2011, 12:42pm Top

144Jenni_Canuck
Feb 17, 2011, 12:44pm Top

Queen's Plate

145varielle
Feb 17, 2011, 1:21pm Top

146rolandperkins
Feb 17, 2011, 7:52pm Top

Faulkner's Knight's Gambit

147MsDonna
Feb 18, 2011, 5:08am Top

decision

148varielle
Feb 18, 2011, 10:58am Top

149VetaTorres
Feb 18, 2011, 8:15pm Top

pros and cons

150varielle
Feb 20, 2011, 5:08pm Top

negative vs. positive

151katelisim
Feb 20, 2011, 5:36pm Top

developing pictures

152rolandperkins
Feb 20, 2011, 8:36pm Top

developing countries

153VetaTorres
Feb 21, 2011, 2:13am Top

Egypt

154katelisim
Feb 21, 2011, 8:49am Top

protests

155rolandperkins
Feb 22, 2011, 5:39pm Top

amateur tests

156VetaTorres
Feb 22, 2011, 8:21pm Top

test subjects... O.o

157MsDonna
Feb 23, 2011, 4:02pm Top

subjective test

158rolandperkins
Feb 23, 2011, 6:00pm Top

having been hurled to The Top*, and then tested.

*antonym of the literal Latin meaning of the sub -ject root: having been thrown under..."

159VetaTorres
Feb 23, 2011, 6:05pm Top

throw someome under the bus

160varielle
Feb 23, 2011, 7:38pm Top

insurance claim

161katelisim
Feb 23, 2011, 7:43pm Top

"Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there" *finger snap*

(I enjoy those commercials, and the Mayhem commercials)

162rolandperkins
Feb 23, 2011, 10:32pm Top

Updikeʻs Of the Farm

163varielle
Feb 24, 2011, 11:17am Top

animal farm I have a crush on Mr. Mayhem

164foggidawn
Feb 24, 2011, 12:12pm Top

165rolandperkins
Feb 24, 2011, 1:01pm Top

Howard the Duck failed movie comedy
of the 1980s

166varielle
Feb 24, 2011, 1:01pm Top

167Jenni_Canuck
Feb 24, 2011, 1:11pm Top

Marx Brothers

168rolandperkins
Feb 24, 2011, 2:15pm Top

banned in Latvia

169katelisim
Feb 24, 2011, 3:51pm Top

Double Faced Eels (a band from Latvia)

#165--I loved that movie when I was 6, totally not a failure at that age ;P

170rolandperkins
Feb 26, 2011, 4:19pm Top

"Howard the Duck") totally not a failure..." (169)

No disparagement of your view of Howard the Duck iintended. My sayinig "failed" was based not on having seen it, but on the folklore of cursorily-read reviews.

171VetaTorres
Mar 1, 2011, 6:49pm Top

172rolandperkins
Edited: Mar 1, 2011, 9:13pm Top

(Playing on 169, because 170 wasn't really an entry into the game, although 171 was played on it.)

Eels: an Exploration ffrom New Zealand to the Saragasso
by James Prosek

173varielle
Mar 1, 2011, 10:09pm Top

174katelisim
Mar 1, 2011, 11:58pm Top

jelly fishing (Sponge Bob Square Pants)

175varielle
Mar 2, 2011, 11:35am Top

176rolandperkins
Mar 2, 2011, 6:29pm Top

177magelet87
Mar 2, 2011, 7:35pm Top

sally sells sea shells by the sea shore...

(curiosity: i really dont know how to play the game. did i get it right?)

178rolandperkins
Mar 2, 2011, 10:09pm Top

Bovaʻs The Craft of Writing Science Fiction
that Sels

179katelisim
Mar 2, 2011, 10:45pm Top

180rolandperkins
Mar 3, 2011, 1:24am Top

Moliereʻs Scapinʻs Crafty Capers*

*title of a 1940s(?) translation of his Les Fourberies de Scapin The 1970s translation into Hawaiʻi Creole by James Benton was "Da Buggah"

181varielle
Edited: Mar 3, 2011, 1:50pm Top

182rolandperkins
Mar 3, 2011, 4:20pm Top

Canopus
once the "New York" or "London" of Egypt

183katelisim
Mar 3, 2011, 6:36pm Top

Calliope

184rolandperkins
Mar 3, 2011, 6:39pm Top

"This house is haunted,
This house is HAU --UN --TED!
It fairly makes my
Blood run CO - O-OLD!!!" *

*First lines of a folk song collected by Carl sandburg, which (I donʻt know why) has the title "Calliope".

185varielle
Mar 4, 2011, 9:50am Top

186rolandperkins
Mar 4, 2011, 1:28pm Top

Wild Man Fischerʻs "Merry-go-Round", background music in the film
Medium Cool (1969)

187varielle
Mar 4, 2011, 2:59pm Top

188rolandperkins
Mar 4, 2011, 3:24pm Top

"Julie Jordan" and "Billy Bigelow"

189varielle
Mar 4, 2011, 3:34pm Top

190rolandperkins
Mar 4, 2011, 3:51pm Top

Benny London great collegiate table tennis player
of the 1940-50s

191varielle
Mar 4, 2011, 5:29pm Top

192rolandperkins
Mar 4, 2011, 5:31pm Top

Reginald Hill novelist

193Renald128
Mar 4, 2011, 9:06pm Top

194rolandperkins
Mar 4, 2011, 9:12pm Top

195VetaTorres
Mar 5, 2011, 2:11am Top

Average Joe

196varielle
Mar 5, 2011, 9:55am Top

Dodgeball the movie

197rolandperkins
Mar 5, 2011, 3:31pm Top

"Joe Dodge" character in a socological classic:
Street Corner Society by William Foote Whyte

198varielle
Mar 5, 2011, 5:40pm Top

200varielle
Mar 6, 2011, 4:45pm Top

201katelisim
Mar 6, 2011, 5:25pm Top

Blades of Glory starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder

202rolandperkins
Mar 6, 2011, 7:33pm Top

Glory Alley
failed 1952 movie, which even Leslie Caron, Ralph Meeker, Louis Armstrong,
Kurt Kaszar, and (briefly) jack Tegarden couldnʻt save

203varielle
Mar 6, 2011, 8:18pm Top

204rolandperkins
Mar 6, 2011, 8:24pm Top

hole in one*

*I was his caddy when one was scored in 1944 by Dr. Frank Sanborn, age 80, at Oakley Country Club, Watertown MA, 15th hole.

My other main memory of "hole in one" is that,
following the 1952 Election, that was the caption of a photo of a pair of shoes held up by losing candidate Adlai Stevenson (D, IL)

205varielle
Mar 6, 2011, 8:25pm Top

206Rozax
Mar 6, 2011, 8:26pm Top

Pilot

207katelisim
Mar 6, 2011, 8:32pm Top

Pilot Candidate

An unfortunately unfinished anime.

208rolandperkins
Mar 6, 2011, 8:49pm Top

"The candidateʻs a dodger, yes,
a well-known dodger,
And IʻM a dodger, too!"
--19th c. folk song

209varielle
Mar 7, 2011, 8:26am Top

210rolandperkins
Mar 7, 2011, 1:51pm Top

"Eddie Davis" fictional Dodger 2nd baseman in
John R. Tunisʻs The Kid from Tomkinsville; he was not artful enough to keep the job, and was replaced by the heroʻs ("The Kid")ʻs brother.

211varielle
Mar 7, 2011, 3:18pm Top

213varielle
Mar 7, 2011, 4:14pm Top

Baldwin Brothers

215varielle
Edited: Mar 8, 2011, 3:30pm Top

216rolandperkins
Mar 8, 2011, 2:48pm Top

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217rolandperkins
Mar 23, 2011, 4:05pm Top


Fosterʻs The Winston brothers: (Tangled Sheets / Tangled Dreams) / Tangled Images)

(As 216 appears too difficult to play on -- it was an obscure Brothers Karamazov edition, edited by
W. Somerset maugham -- Iʻm cancalling it and replacing it with the above.)

218katelisim
Mar 23, 2011, 4:29pm Top

New-ish Disney movie Tangled

219rolandperkins
Mar 23, 2011, 4:49pm Top

Hawthorneʻs Wonder Book, Tanglewood Tales (and Grandfatherʻs Chair (published together0

220katelisim
Mar 23, 2011, 4:52pm Top

Lay-Z-Boy

221rolandperkins
Mar 23, 2011, 4:53pm Top

223rolandperkins
Mar 23, 2011, 6:44pm Top

Ruth Roman actress of the 1940s; from* my home town, Cambridge, MA (?)

*from Cambridge, or did she just live there briefly?

224katelisim
Mar 23, 2011, 7:00pm Top

aunt

225rolandperkins
Mar 23, 2011, 7:34pm Top

(accepting 224, although I donʻt get the
connection of 223>224.)

Greeneʻs Travels with my Aunt

226katelisim
Mar 23, 2011, 7:51pm Top

Gulliver's Travels

(I had an aunt named Ruth)

227rolandperkins
Mar 23, 2011, 8:15pm Top

". . .a malenky pain in the gulliver"
-- "a slight headache" as articulated by
Anthony Burgessʻs character Alex.

228foggidawn
Mar 24, 2011, 1:17pm Top

229varielle
Mar 24, 2011, 4:06pm Top

230katelisim
Mar 24, 2011, 4:17pm Top

Hagar the Horrible

231rolandperkins
Mar 24, 2011, 5:11pm Top

"a collection of Horribles"

-- a sports writerʻs designation of one of the 1970s Texas Rangers teams. (And the Rangers never did get into a World Series until 2010. For a while, they had George W. Bush as a part-owner. Not much help there.)

232varielle
Mar 24, 2011, 5:58pm Top

Anno Horribulus

233katelisim
Mar 24, 2011, 6:01pm Top

Dr. Horrible's Sing-A-Long Blog

234rolandperkins
Mar 24, 2011, 6:04pm Top

Mitch Millerʻs Sing-A-Long

235varielle
Mar 24, 2011, 9:06pm Top

Follow the Bouncing Ball

236rolandperkins
Mar 24, 2011, 9:08pm Top

Lucille Ball and (no relation) Suzanne Ball,
Movie/ TV (LB) star; and film ( SB) star

237varielle
Mar 25, 2011, 9:10am Top

238rolandperkins
Edited: Apr 6, 2011, 9:56pm Top

George Burrows activist of the 1930s--1950s,
reputed co-founder of the American Civil Liberties Union; father of actor/panelist Orson Bean*

*Orson Bean#: original name: Dallas Burrows

# knew author

239VetaTorres
Mar 25, 2011, 7:44pm Top

240rolandperkins
Edited: Mar 25, 2011, 8:07pm Top

Richard Burns State Librarian of Hawaiʻiʻs statewide Public Library System*

*Know Author.

241VetaTorres
Edited: Mar 27, 2011, 2:41am Top

Richard the Lionheart

242katelisim
Mar 27, 2011, 9:11am Top

The Cowardly Lion

243varielle
Mar 27, 2011, 12:35pm Top

244rolandperkins
Mar 27, 2011, 12:45pm Top

245varielle
Mar 27, 2011, 4:34pm Top

motor city

246rolandperkins
Mar 27, 2011, 6:20pm Top

Detroit Tigers, Detroit Lions, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons: "Motor City" pro sports teams.

247VetaTorres
Mar 27, 2011, 7:18pm Top

"Lions, and tigers, and bears! Oh, my!"

248varielle
Mar 27, 2011, 7:23pm Top

249rolandperkins
Mar 27, 2011, 7:26pm Top

"...and bears" (247)

No Bears in 246, Theyʻre in another Midwestern city, as are their offspring.

In the recent Chicago gubernatorial imbroglio, "selling a senate seat", the defendantʻs wife was quoted as telling him as
he spoke by telephone, something like, "You might as well tell them the f-----g" Cubs deal is out the window, too."

250varielle
Mar 28, 2011, 10:21am Top

251rolandperkins
Mar 28, 2011, 2:42pm Top

Follow it to the Wizardʻs place in Oz

(Playing on 248, becaus someone is likely to shout
that it was the "last correct post" -- probably about 15 or 20 posts from now. (249 was a comment on 247, not a game entry.) )

252varielle
Mar 30, 2011, 10:34am Top

Emerald City

253katelisim
Mar 30, 2011, 11:00am Top

sparkly

254foggidawn
Mar 30, 2011, 11:19am Top

vampires

255varielle
Mar 30, 2011, 11:45am Top

Rufus Scrimgeour (alleged to be a vamp, couldn't prove it by me though)

256foggidawn
Mar 30, 2011, 1:28pm Top

lion

257varielle
Mar 30, 2011, 1:40pm Top

leo africanus

258rolandperkins
Mar 30, 2011, 2:52pm Top

Leo Giroux, Jr. novelist*

*Knew Author.

259varielle
Mar 30, 2011, 2:54pm Top

260rolandperkins
Mar 30, 2011, 2:57pm Top

Don Nardo popular nonfiction writer

261varielle
Mar 30, 2011, 3:04pm Top

262rolandperkins
Mar 30, 2011, 3:05pm Top

Don Alvaro de Luna 15h century Spanish
politician

263varielle
Mar 30, 2011, 3:15pm Top

Don Giovanni

264rolandperkins
Mar 30, 2011, 3:25pm Top

Don Money
A L infielder; he was sometimes s said to be (if youʻre thinking about WHY ML baseball players play) the most aptly-named major leaguer, but he wasnʻt one of the big all time money-makers.

265varielle
Mar 30, 2011, 3:30pm Top

266rolandperkins
Mar 30, 2011, 3:38pm Top

Peter Dollar songwriter (?)*

*On a lot of Googleʻ entries about songs, (used in another Game Thread), Iʻm not sure whether theyʻre giving me the song-writer, or just the most prominent singer(s). Anyone know?

267varielle
Mar 30, 2011, 3:45pm Top

268rolandperkins
Mar 30, 2011, 3:57pm Top

Marshallʻs A Man called Peter, Nockʻs St. Paul, and Sheenʻs* The Worldʻs First Love...Mary the Mother of God

*Of these 3, Sheen is the only one That I have a copy of -- a not too good condition ex-library. Nockʻs is a "Met Author" and a Wish List item.

269VetaTorres
Mar 31, 2011, 1:37am Top

Letters to the Corinthians

270rolandperkins
Mar 31, 2011, 3:11am Top

Tom Wrightʻs Paul for Everyone: Second Corinthians for Everyone

271katelisim
Mar 31, 2011, 6:40am Top

Tom Waits

272varielle
Mar 31, 2011, 8:59am Top

The Piano has been drinking

273rolandperkins
Edited: Mar 31, 2011, 9:19pm Top

"Youʻve been DRINKING!!" *
-- Nathan A. Haverstock**

*a greeting I received from nathan "Mickey" Haverstock upon arriving at a rehearsal of a Latin
play we were both in. A few years later it would have evoked the reply "What else is new?" At the time it (although true) surprised me.

** Knew Author.

274varielle
Mar 31, 2011, 9:42pm Top

275rolandperkins
Mar 31, 2011, 9:57pm Top

Charlie McCarthy dummy* comedian of
Edgar Bergen

*in the strict sense of the word, not the publishersʻ sense as in the "... for Dummies" Series.

276varielle
Apr 1, 2011, 9:55am Top

Candice Bergen Edgar's daughter

277katelisim
Apr 1, 2011, 10:18am Top

278varielle
Apr 1, 2011, 10:20am Top

279katelisim
Apr 1, 2011, 10:22am Top

Wilbur the pig

280varielle
Apr 1, 2011, 10:31am Top

281rolandperkins
Apr 1, 2011, 1:39pm Top

Mary Webb, novelist, author of
Precious Bane

283rolandperkins
Apr 1, 2011, 7:15pm Top

Dr. Samuel "Dictionary" Johnson, Essayist, critic, and lexicographer

284varielle
Apr 1, 2011, 8:21pm Top

Boswell

285katelisim
Apr 2, 2011, 9:19am Top

Boswell, Indiana

286foggidawn
Apr 2, 2011, 2:21pm Top

Roswell, New Mexico

287rolandperkins
Apr 2, 2011, 2:39pm Top

Rosslyn Chapel, Midlothian, Scotland

288katelisim
Apr 2, 2011, 5:31pm Top

"Rosemary, Heaven restores you to life"
--Evil by Interpol

289rolandperkins
Edited: Apr 2, 2011, 5:36pm Top

"Lope in, T R"* -- anagram of "Interpol"

"What President T. Roosevelt was assuming Panamanians would say to him; but they didnʻt"

290varielle
Apr 13, 2011, 9:24pm Top

antelope

291katelisim
Apr 13, 2011, 10:24pm Top

Cantaloupe

292VetaTorres
Apr 13, 2011, 10:46pm Top

melon

293rolandperkins
Apr 14, 2011, 2:29am Top

On Elm (anagram of "melon")*

*Meaning? I guess it answers the question "On what street...?"

294varielle
Apr 14, 2011, 6:12am Top

Birch

295katelisim
Apr 14, 2011, 6:51am Top

perch

296varielle
Apr 14, 2011, 9:01am Top

bream

297rolandperkins
Apr 14, 2011, 4:42pm Top

Ream B (anagram of "bream")*

*Meaning? If you have 26 reams of paper, Ream B is as opposed to Ream A and Reams C - Z.

298varielle
Apr 14, 2011, 6:21pm Top

299rolandperkins
Apr 14, 2011, 11:51pm Top

"Linear A" Semitic language of ancient Crete deciphered*
by Cyrus Gordon

*Deciphered: Or not. Gordonʻs decipherment, and even his placement of Linear A as Semitic have not been widely accepted by other scholars.

300foggidawn
Apr 15, 2011, 7:27am Top

Linear thinking

301katelisim
Apr 15, 2011, 9:19am Top

y=mx+b (model for a linear equations)

302foggidawn
Apr 15, 2011, 9:38am Top

algebra

303katelisim
Apr 15, 2011, 7:17pm Top

parabola

304rolandperkins
Apr 15, 2011, 8:38pm Top

magazines of spiritual and esoterica

305VetaTorres
Apr 25, 2011, 1:05am Top

metaphysical poetry

306rolandperkins
Apr 25, 2011, 3:00am Top

Herbert, Daniel, Cowley, and Vaughan

307varielle
Apr 25, 2011, 12:45pm Top

Tom, Dick and Harry

308rolandperkins
Edited: Apr 25, 2011, 2:38pm Top

Thomas E. Dewey (R, NY), Richard M.
Nixon (R, CA)*, Harry S Truman (D, MO)

*A persistent rumor of the early 1950s said that the
"younger" politician most admired by
outgoing president Harry Truman was incoming vice-president Richard M. Nixon, --but that HSTʻs
Party loyalty prevented him from saying so publicly. HST was also rumored to have invented
the nickname "Tricky Dick" for RMN.

309foggidawn
Apr 25, 2011, 7:00pm Top

Dewey Decimal System

310rolandperkins
Apr 25, 2011, 7:11pm Top

Melvil Dewey and John (no relation) Dewey*

*One of my Classics professors, said that John messed up the "Education of Educators" system in America. I later added the corollary that Melvil
did the same for "Library Science"* education.

*I guess the claim that itʻs a science was not Deweyʻs claim; his original name for it was "Library ECONOMY".

312katelisim
Apr 26, 2011, 4:04pm Top

Kuroneko Sama ~ Lord Black Cat (from Trigun)

313rolandperkins
Apr 26, 2011, 4:07pm Top

Poeʻs "The Black Cat"

314katelisim
Apr 26, 2011, 4:10pm Top

Behemoth, the large black cat in Master and Margarita

315rolandperkins
Apr 26, 2011, 4:18pm Top

"Black Behemoth" poem (or chant?) by
Edith Sitwell

316varielle
Apr 26, 2011, 8:24pm Top

318katelisim
Apr 27, 2011, 7:12am Top

Calvin and Hobbes

319varielle
Apr 27, 2011, 12:41pm Top

320rolandperkins
Edited: Apr 27, 2011, 2:56pm Top

(Steinbeckʻs?)* Burning Bright

*Steinbeckʻs? --Yes, and several othersʻ, too, according to "Search". And who could forget Marion ZImmer Bradleyʻs Tiger, Burning Bright?

321varielle
Apr 27, 2011, 3:54pm Top

I'll go with William Blake

322rolandperkins
Edited: May 9, 2011, 2:09am Top

"the much despised ʻBlakeyʻ
ʻTore the cover offʻ the ball..."

very forgettable line in Thayerʻs Casey at the Bat
to go from the sublime
William Blake--(321) to the
ridiculous (Thayerʻs "Blakey" (322).

323varielle
May 8, 2011, 8:24pm Top

Robert Blake the actor

324rolandperkins
May 9, 2011, 2:10am Top

Hector "Toe" Blake, old time Star hockey player, Montreal Canadiens

325katelisim
May 9, 2011, 10:21am Top

The Mighty Ducks

326rolandperkins
May 9, 2011, 3:58pm Top

327foggidawn
May 9, 2011, 6:04pm Top

Underdog

328varielle
May 9, 2011, 6:22pm Top

Polly Purebred

329rolandperkins
May 9, 2011, 6:23pm Top

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330rolandperkins
May 9, 2011, 6:27pm Top

". . .the purebred boys, afraid of strangers" -- Archibald MacLeish*

*line in a WW II poem about Nazi attitudes on race and naitonality

331katelisim
May 9, 2011, 7:08pm Top

The Archies

332rolandperkins
May 9, 2011, 7:10pm Top

Archie Leach aka Cary Grant actor

333varielle
May 10, 2011, 11:16am Top

Dyan Cannon

334rolandperkins
Edited: May 12, 2011, 4:47pm Top

(Iʻll play on 333, despite doubts about how it
follows from 332)

Lou Cannon non-fiction political writer

335rolandperkins
May 12, 2011, 4:49pm Top

"...doubts about how (333) follows from 332..."

On second thought, it may be all right, because
this game, unllike the "Silly Game" doesnʻt
require the exact repetition of a particular word.

336katelisim
May 12, 2011, 5:12pm Top

Nick Cannon

337rolandperkins
May 12, 2011, 5:29pm Top

Nora and Nick Charles
fictional detectives

338varielle
May 12, 2011, 6:07pm Top

I believe Dyan Cannon & Cary Grant were married once.

dashiell Hamett

339rolandperkins
May 12, 2011, 7:17pm Top

"(D C and C G) were married once" (338)
Thanks, varielle. I suspected they might be up to some old fashioned antics like that.

Playing on 338:
Alfred F. Dashiell atlas editor

340VetaTorres
May 13, 2011, 2:26pm Top

Alfred Wegener

*known for his theory on Continental Drift

341varielle
May 13, 2011, 2:29pm Top

342VetaTorres
May 13, 2011, 2:34pm Top

Batman

343varielle
May 13, 2011, 2:38pm Top

Robin

344rolandperkins
May 13, 2011, 4:33pm Top

Robin Maugham novelist

345katelisim
May 14, 2011, 8:09am Top

Robin Hood

346Caitak
May 14, 2011, 11:44am Top

Red Riding Hood

347foggidawn
May 14, 2011, 1:16pm Top

Big Bad Wolf

348rolandperkins
May 14, 2011, 3:22pm Top

"BIg Bad John" song by the Acuffs

349varielle
May 15, 2011, 6:55pm Top

Big Bad Leroy Brown

350rolandperkins
May 15, 2011, 8:43pm Top

Fair Eleanor and the Brown Girl
traditional ballad

351varielle
May 16, 2011, 9:15am Top

352Theamwriter
May 16, 2011, 5:12pm Top

"Eleanor" The 1967 Shelby GT 500 from "Gone in 60 seconds"

353rolandperkins
May 16, 2011, 5:19pm Top

"I HATE war, and so does Elea-NORE,
BUT..." (Anti-FDR* jingle of the 1940s. Anti-Ro

*Anti-Rooseveltians were, however, a minority, and he was elected president 4 times.)

354katelisim
May 16, 2011, 6:16pm Top

"meow meow meow meow, meow meow meow meow, meow meow meow meow meow meow meow" --Meow Mix jingle

355rolandperkins
May 16, 2011, 6:20pm Top

"Come, Mr. Tambourine Man,
Play a song for me;
In the jingle-jangle morning
Iʻll .. .. .."

356varielle
May 16, 2011, 8:17pm Top

Mr. Bojangles

...come following you...

357rolandperkins
May 17, 2011, 12:29am Top

"I Donʻt want your Millions, Mister"
-- Woody Guthrie

359katelisim
May 17, 2011, 11:01am Top

Candy Island (from the tv show The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack)

360Theamwriter
May 17, 2011, 11:02am Top

Gilligan's Island

361varielle
May 17, 2011, 11:08am Top

362Theamwriter
May 17, 2011, 11:16am Top

the professor

363varielle
May 17, 2011, 11:38am Top

Mary Ann

364katelisim
May 17, 2011, 3:45pm Top

A haunted ship, I think it's called Queen Mary

365Theamwriter
May 17, 2011, 3:58pm Top

Ghost ship

366rolandperkins
May 17, 2011, 9:20pm Top

Thurberʻs "The Night the Ghost got in"
classic short story

367Theamwriter
May 17, 2011, 9:42pm Top

The Nightmare Before Christmas

368katelisim
May 17, 2011, 9:44pm Top

Danny Elfman

369Theamwriter
May 17, 2011, 9:46pm Top

Jack Skellington - the Pumpkin King

370rolandperkins
May 17, 2011, 10:03pm Top

Apocolocyntosis Divi Claudii / The
Pumpkinification of the Deified Claudius
by Petronius

371Theamwriter
May 17, 2011, 10:14pm Top

Resident Evil: Apocalypse

372rolandperkins
May 17, 2011, 10:41pm Top

Apocalypse of St. John / Revelation* of St.
John by Bible. N.T. Last book
of the New Testament

*Revelation: translation in Protestant Bibles;
Apocalypse in Catholic. Other than the title not much difference in the translations.

373Theamwriter
May 17, 2011, 10:43pm Top

Lost in Translation

374rolandperkins
May 17, 2011, 10:46pm Top

"Traduttore: Traditore"
"Translator: Traitor" old Italian saying

375VetaTorres
May 17, 2011, 11:17pm Top

foreign language

376rolandperkins
May 17, 2011, 11:38pm Top

ʻYou DO have to know the language"

article about travel by Sinclair Lewis in his last years
(d. 1951); his title was dissenting from a popular
song (of the 40s): "You DONʻT have to know the language".

377foggidawn
May 18, 2011, 8:03am Top

All Greek to me

378Theamwriter
May 18, 2011, 8:03am Top

Spanglish

379rolandperkins
May 19, 2011, 3:41am Top

Rostenʻs The Joys of Yinglish*

*The "Yin-" of Yinglish (Yiddish/English) plays the role of the
"Span-" of "Spanglish"

380Carrotlady
May 19, 2011, 9:41am Top

Spike Milligan and the Goons

381varielle
May 19, 2011, 10:15am Top

Mike mulligan

382rolandperkins
May 19, 2011, 2:35pm Top

Mike "Pinky" Higgins, Tigers, Red Sox 3rd baseman; later Red Sox manager (2x)

383Carrotlady
May 20, 2011, 8:08am Top

Hurricane Higgins (snooker player)

384rolandperkins
May 20, 2011, 8:13am Top

"Hurricane Smith" *

*Very forgettable movie of the 1950s, starring the very memorable Yvonne DeCarlo

385katelisim
May 20, 2011, 8:50am Top

Stan Smith from American Dad

386rolandperkins
Edited: May 20, 2011, 1:44pm Top

John Smith Scottish Labour politician
He died suddenly and was replaced as party head by Tony Blair

388rolandperkins
May 20, 2011, 1:46pm Top

Edith Newbold Jones*

*original name of the famous novelist Edith Wharton

390rolandperkins
May 20, 2011, 3:22pm Top

"Who is YOUR idea of a good writer --
C. P. F__ __ __ __ inʻ SNOW?"

-- U. S. novelist JamesJones to a British interviewer

About 388, b t w: Her family (or extended family?) are said to be THE "Joneses" whom, in the catch phrase in 388, other late 19th century families(389) were trying to "keep up with".

391Theamwriter
May 20, 2011, 3:25pm Top

Snowflakes

392rolandperkins
May 20, 2011, 3:35pm Top

"Doesnʻt get to play very often, but he keeps everybody entertained; heʻs a million laughs! Heʻs what we call, in the trade, --FLAKEY!" *

*a sports writerʻs description of Boston Red Sox
reserve infielder Dick Williams, later an ML manager. (As a manager, he was known as the most unsmiling manager of his time!)

393foggidawn
May 20, 2011, 4:02pm Top

dandruff

394Theamwriter
Edited: May 20, 2011, 6:21pm Top

Selsun Blue (the shampoo)

396Carrotlady
May 24, 2011, 10:37am Top

Tangled Up in Blue

397PollyAnnaHP
Edited: May 24, 2011, 11:02am Top

A Tangled Web by L. M. Montgomery

* sorry the touchstones aren't working for some reason =(

398varielle
May 24, 2011, 2:10pm Top

399Theamwriter
May 24, 2011, 6:04pm Top

Wilbur the Pig

400foggidawn
May 24, 2011, 7:16pm Top

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