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Subject: Re: Who/what is a hoyle? :)

Author: David Dahlem

Date: 14:39:34 07/26/03

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On July 26, 2003 at 15:21:18, Rajen Gupta wrote:

>hi john! what made you think of such a long winded name? :)
>who/what is a Hoyle?

According to The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002.

"Hoyle was the author of a book on the game of whist in the eighteenth century;
his name has since been used in the titles of many books of rules for card


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