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  1. Ouija Boards, Gratitude, and Dogs

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    December 10, 2019 by libroshombre

    After my column about Ouija Boards, a curious reader asked me to elaborate on the name’s origin. Smithsonianmag.com wrote, “Contrary …
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  2. Portementos, Carrots, and Rocket J. Squirrel

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    November 19, 2019 by libroshombre

    What’s orange and sounds like a parrot? A carrot, of course. Those fat, orange roots are ubiquitous and popular, especially …
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  3. Gilgamesh, Co-op Fees, and Comfy Libraries

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    November 19, 2019 by libroshombre

    Ancient epic literature appeals most when it reveals how people long ago lived their daily lives and how they thought. …
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  4. Meadows of Gold, House of Wisdom, and Lovelorn Rhinos

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    November 19, 2019 by libroshombre

    LIBRARIAN COLUMN Contact Greg Hill, 479-4344                                                                          Oct. 31, 2019 My car’s a mini-bookmobile carrying a variety of books to match …
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  5. English Majors, Edgar Poe, and Ouija Boards

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    November 19, 2019 by libroshombre

    Adventure novelist Clive Cussler wrote, “There is no greater unknown than the sea and no greater mystery than a lost …
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  6. Blount, Y’all! Apostrophes!

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    November 19, 2019 by libroshombre

    The recent snowfall was a reminder to break out my winter fedora and pack away the ball caps of summer, …
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  7. Zeep, Odor, and Spock

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    September 20, 2019 by libroshombre

    “Im mel a man parv” is how you say “I love a good book” in Elvish, which J.R.R. Tolkien invented …
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