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  • n. Alternative spelling of parlour game.


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  • As noted previously, right now -- a month after the '06 mid-terms -- it's all speculation and parlor-game guessing.

    December 2006

  • More in sports With the Olympic Games approaching, The Wall Street Journal set out to answer this parlor-game question: If Earth had to send one man to the Intergalactic Olympics, who should go?

    The World's Greatest Athlete?

  • Historians and biographers like to play the parlor-game of finding a single small action or decision which, seen in retrospect, affects the future of men and women in public life - and may thereby change the course of history.


  • More than posing a parlor-game riddle, though, the EPR's resurgence presents big political and economic challenges.

    In a Modernizing Mexico,

  • These are not parlor-game demonstrations of human stupidity.

    Daniel Kahneman - Autobiography

  • I don't know, but we met up and I guess she liked my parlor-game performance and thinks that I should be in her next incredibly incendiary play in the fall!

    Off With My Arm!

  • “It would be useful to visit the island,” he said finally, knowing it would elicit another parlor-game smile from Chapeav.

    Cyclops One

  • Mafia is a parlor-game that has stolen the lives of about half the people I know.

    Boing Boing: September 2, 2001 - September 8, 2001 Archives

  • The field of parapsychology did not exist then; or rather, it existed only in the rappings with whispered fan­tasies and knockings of parlor-game seances.

    Prayers To Broken Stones

  • It's a Jeopardy! trick question and a parlor-game stumper: What is the official language of the United States?



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