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- n. Plural form of board game.
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This sweet time in our life should be spent wisely, say, playing board games around the kitchen table with a humongous dish of homemade chicken nuggets and French fries placed strategically within everyone’s reach, while everyone is eating, laughing and clamoring all at once—pretending to be pseudo-normal, but really coming off as looking more like what a family is supposed to look like, and that is happy.
For the past week I have been entertaining my out-of-town in-laws; I took them to and from the airport, hauled them around town, fed them my famous homemade fried potatoes and scrambled cheese eggs for breakfast, played board games and charades around the kitchen table with all of the kids for hours and employed every sleep-able piece of furniture I own.
Family night was the idea of Reverend Evers, who decided the decline of civilization was due to the fact that parents didnt play enough board games with their kids.
When little Stuey and the tomboyish Judy weren’t outside the bar roller-skating or playing hand-ball in the street, they were inside Fox’s Corner playing board games like Scrabble, Monopoly, and checkers and absorbing the gamblers’ world.