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mah jong

, mah-jongg
a game of Chinese origin, usually played by four people, in which tiles bearing various designs are drawn and discarded until one player has an entire hand of winning combinations
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Games: Mah-jongg, hanafuda playing cards and fortune sticks.
Mah-Jongg: The Tiles that Bind portrays this important social event through interviews with women who play the game regularly.
The history of the game is thoroughly outlined by mah-jongg players, from an etymological explanation of its name and its status as the "national game of China," to its rise in popularity among upper class Americans, to its mass production and distribution through companies like Milton Bradley.
Both share mah-jongg testimonials that are personal, insightful, and historical, but in no way superior to those of the other individuals in the film.
The strength of this documentary is that it teaches the viewer what mah-jongg looks and sounds like, thus facilitating an understanding of its importance to the players.
This is Mad Men, so I wasn't exactly expecting that all this Rachelmania presaged some sort of happy ending for Don and his lost love, in which they leave everything behind and retire to Boca to play mah-jongg on the beach for the rest of the 1970s.
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* This is literally an article about five Jewish women from the Five Towns and how they like to play mah-jongg. [NYT]
Rodrique was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed reading, history, bowling, playing cards, and mah-jongg. She was an Air Force Veteran.
Kathleen enjoyed playing cards, bowling, mah-jongg, crossword puzzles, and dining out.
Her family will remember her for her love of cooking, baking, gardening, knitting, playing Mah-jongg and her passion for life.
Mah-jongg, card games and her computer where her passions.