Splinters Word Game

Splinters Word Game

by Mario V. Farina

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Overview

This book is educational, presenting forty-two word problems in the form of games. Players are challenged to build words from parts called "splinters." They examine parts provided for beginnings, middles, and ends of words and build as many words as they can from the parts supplied in each of the three categories. Players are graded upon how successful they are in building as many words as the game creators claim are possible for each of the games.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940152618976
Publisher: Mario V. Farina
Publication date: 02/08/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 87,250
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Mario V Farina has worked all his life, from age 18 to 90. He worked for the American Locomotive Company, served in the U. S. Army during WWII, was employed at General Electric. He taught computers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. After leaving his position with RPI, he became employed with the State Labor Department of New York. He’s a car buff, a pun creator, and a computer enthusiast. He wrote textbooks for the programming languages COBOL and FORTRAN and wrote a book of puns and short stories called, “A Little Light Reading,” as well as over 20 other books. Several of his books were translated into other languages. This is his first foray into the world of digital publishing, with the help of his computer tutor (william.rl.dickie@gmail.com).

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