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    As if I needed something else to distract me at work:

    http://www.freerice.com/index.php

    For every word you get correct 10 grains of rice get donated to the UN World Food Program.
    So far I've gotten up to level 47.
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    Ohh, word game! brb


    I'm at lvl 41 so far. I was guessing like nobody's business. :lol:

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    lol! okay, my bowl only filled with 30 grains of rice.
    here is the evil word that busted me:
    verso = left-hand page

    okay, i got up to 70 grains of rice.
    i suck.

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    I made it to 200 grains and quit. LOL I'm going to do this when I feel like being academic.
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    You can always use dictionary.com.

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    darn only 60 grains!
    next time i&#39;m going to cheat and use the dictionary, it&#39;ll help make me feel less stupid, lol.
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    i got 1000 grains the first go round. i know waaay more words than i though i did. lol.

    i&#39;m officially a word geek. wow. but i love words, so i guess it&#39;s only natural.
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    i like this, especially since it&#39;s for a good purpose i have 410 grains, is that a whole bowl yet?
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    I got 180 but I only did it for like 2 minutes. I&#39;m definitely going to keep going and playing in my down time. Does anyone have a rough idea on how many grains of rice might be in a half cup?
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    I have done over 1000:

    You have now donated
    1020 grains of rice

    My kids helped me. :-)

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