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  • Either that or spread the illness to the rest of the populace as a carrier and when we are the last two on the planet we can either get to workin on repopulating or maybe play parcheesi.

    HOW TO TELL YOU HAVE TOO MUCH MONEY

  • To this day mention the game trouble, parcheesi, in any language and one of my most calm sons will probably throw the board at his father.

    "Sisters spread happiness while brothers breed distress..."

  • I hope I have a better experience on Friday, or I may just take up parcheesi.

    Back into Running...

  • All you'll need are a stop watch, one die stolen from a parcheesi game, and easy access to a puke bucket.

    Speedlinking 9/6/07

  • The hobby of the week was parcheesi, which we played every night until 3 am.

    cacatherine Diary Entry

  • David and Carol laughed, and when the doctor went away, and David was safely in bed, Carol perched up beside him and they had a stirring game of parcheesi.

    Sunny Slopes

  • In the parlors the guests played cards, but in Number Six, deferring silently to David's calling, they pulled out checkers and parcheesi, and fought desperate battles over the boards.

    Sunny Slopes

  • I tell you I don't want you around here, you and your travelling parcheesi.

    Parnassus on Wheels

  • Greene, an unidentified girl from Minneapolis; all playing parcheesi, explaining that they thought it not quite proper to play cards on

    The Trail of the Hawk A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life

  • Naturally this astonished me very much, as he is a man who cares little or nothing for the ordinary games, with the single exception of parcheesi, of which he is very fond.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions, vol. 2

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