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An Illustrated Collection of 320+ Games & Entertainments For Kids of All Ages.

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With Pen and Pencil
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would receive eight marks. Any competitor using five links would receive seven marks, one using twelve would secure nothing.
For instance, to change a boy into a man, soup into fish, etc.:
Boy
Soup
Cat
Black
Flour
bay
soul
cot
slack
floor
may
soil
dot
slick
flood
man
sail
Dog
slice
blood
mail
spice
brood
mall
space
broad
malt
spade
Bread
mast
shade
fast
shale
fash
whale
Fish
while White
Strange to say, it seems impossible to change wrong into right—the words refusing to amalgamate.
SECRET HISTORY
Each player is requested to write, upon a card or folded paper, the name of some well-known woman, in history or fiction. The cards or papers are dropped into a basket, and all are then asked to write upon another set of cards the names of certain men whose names and careers are familiar to the average student of history or reader of popular literature. These cards are consigned to a second basket or receptacle of some kind. The baskets are violently shaken that the cards may be thoroughly mixed.
Each player is thereupon required to withdraw a card from each basket, the one bearing a man's and the other a woman's name, and cudgel his wits to write a
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