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  • The Folly Of Following Rules Blindly

    The Folly Of Following Rules Blindly
    There's a wonderful old British case involving a farmer named Lawrence Burr, who was stopped while driving a tractor along a public road. The tractor was pulling a chicken coop to town, where it was to be sold. For the purposes of the brief trip, Burr had fixed iron wheels to the underside of the coop.
  • Club Notes: For week of April 17

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    International relations are like game of Risk

    We hear all the time how one world leader is playing strategic chess, and others are playing checkers. However, in today's world, the game isn't chess anymore. It's the game of Risk. Chess is played by two players (powers), one against the other on a...

    Golf isn't a sport, but does that matter?

    Golf isn't a sport, but does that matter?
    As much as I love the Masters, I don't really believe golf is a sport. My two favorite athletic events I have covered are the Masters and the Kentucky Derby, but I don't really think horse racing is a sport either. The gang at Merriam-Webster are...

    Andover girl is youngest US female chess master

    Carissa Yip can play chess with her eyes closed. The Andover sixth-grader doesn't need a board, no stoic chessmen at the ready. In her mind, she can lead a kingdom into a war of wits and strategy, visualizing each move. And several that will follow....