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August 10, 2002

The Mind Boggles

Haddictive Word Games

On April 1 (when else?), 2000, I posted an item describing a game I'd gotten into with a friend to compose the sentence with the greatest number of repetitions of the word "had," one after another, which when properly punctuated made perfect sense. I came up with 11. Later, a reader by the name of Aristotle Jones bettered it by one more. Well, I've just heard from a one Scott Ryan, who has assembled no fewer than 41!. Click here for details, and also the original posting.

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