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Article Title

The Stutter Game

Authors

Oren N. Dalton

Abstract

Ross Eckler's article "Wright, Write, 'Rite' Right" in the February 1997 Word Ways reminded me of a game I and a friend, Scott Hancock, invented over rum and cokes about ten years ago. Inspiration was provided by a very pretty young woman. Helen Solis, a musician in the El Paso Symphony Orchestra along with Scott. During a break she asked if anyone had heard about the zookeeper Neumann who had nursed a pregnant wildebeest through birth: as a consequence, the NEW GNU KNEW NEUmann.

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