Word Cup 2015 – Discussion on Facebook

August 23, 2014
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Word Cup 2015 – Discussion on Facebook

Plans for next year’s Word Cup are being finalized.  It will be held September 4-9 in Portland, Oregon.   We invite you to share your views.  You may comment on the WGPO Facebook page.  There’s a link above.  Or you may email me, ruthhamilton@q.com.   Here’s some substance: Firm: To be held September 4-9,...
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Author! Author!

August 23, 2014
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Author! Author!

WGPO members and ardent word enthusiasts Maliha Mahmood and Norman Wei have recently published books that are entertaining study guides.  Both are available at Amazon.com. The Plant Kingdom Word List is an alphabetical listing of plants and plant-associated words, accompanied by lovely illustrations. Word Games Anagrams and More enhances anagram study with humorous illustrations,...
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Go Mallards!

August 23, 2014
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Go Mallards!

  It rained, then it didn’t.  Word Cup participants enjoyed a great evening at the ball park as the Madison Mallards trounced the Alexandria Blue Anchors.  Thank you, Bennett Jacobstein, for taking us.  Thank you, Gary Smart, for the great photos.  
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Word Cup IV Souvenirs

August 18, 2014
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Word Cup IV Souvenirs

Everyone got a handsome document bag, a tile rack and rack sleeve.  The baseball fans got Madison Mallards hats.  I purchased Godiva chocolate truffles in the silent auction.  The truffles are almost gone, but I’ll enjoy the other mementos for a long time.  
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Minutes from WGPO Executive Committee and Board of Player Representatives Meeting 8/4/2014

August 17, 2014
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WGPO Executive Committee and Board of Player Representatives Meeting Madison, WI August 4-5, 2014 Attendees:  Keith Hagel, Larry Rand, Bennett Jacobstein, Steve Pellinen, Rick Wong, Susi Tiekert, Ruth Hamilton;  Janice Kaye (nonvoting), Melissa Brown (nonvoting).  (Not attending:   Stephanie Steele.) Keith called the meeting to order at 8 am on August 4th, sending warm...
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