LUCK VS SKILL
The references to Luck abound in our idiomatic language—Lucky Louie, the Luck of the Irish, Lady Luck, he/she’s got all the Luck, Lucky in Love, etc., etc., etc.
What is Luck? ... read on
July 27, 2010 | 1:36 pm
They go together— you can’t have one without the other. At least you can’t make an Exposure unless you know the card and you can’t know what information the Exposure reveals unless... read on
July 12, 2010 | 11:37 pm
There’s a joke that goes a teacher asks a student to make a sentence using the words “defense” and cultivate”. Being a novice English-speaker, the student thinks awhile and finally says, “I climbed over de fence because it got too cold to vait”
In Mah Jongg, “de... read on
July 5, 2010 | 12:17 pm
This article will deal with the “trauma” of finding a hand—a distressing and frustrating part of the game for many beginning players and sometimes even for more experienced players, as well.
In front of you are thirteen assorted tiles of different numbers, Suits, sometimes... read on
June 28, 2010 | 3:54 pm
I had a distressing call from a former student of mine, telling me that one of her “play-mates” was continually complaining that she was “picking and racking too fast”.. that she didn’t have a chance to call for a tile. She added that nobody else in the group complained... read on
June 24, 2010 | 6:28 pm
Well maybe not around the World, but it’s heard in living rooms, dens, in rec rooms, in tournament rooms, conventional halls, on ship board—all over America.
Mah Jongg is once again sweeping the country, knowing no geographic, age, sex or ethnic boundary, much as it did in the... read on