Anagrams.  Acrostics.  Isograms.  Alphagrams.  My mind has been bludgeoned with these and many other lexicographic terms as I just finished Word Freak:  Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players, by Stefan Fatsis (Number 24 on my list of books to read this year).  On the heels of George Plimpton, but before...
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My wife and I have a senior in high school, which as we all know is a hectic time. More than anything, it has been, time consuming, intense, and stressful, while full of high hopes but doused with a dose of realism. In other words, it’s college application season. I, and many other parents I...
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