Boat and Royal Family: Poker Terms

Dennis R. Preston preston at MSU.EDU
Thu Feb 12 21:02:42 UTC 2004

>Never. Trips ... trip kings, trip ducks, etc...


><red face>Make that three of a kind, not triplet.<end red face>
>But then again, do people say triplet to mean three of a kind...?
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]
>>On Behalf Of Benjamin Barrett
>>I had forgotten about a "trip" for "triplet", so I'll go
>>back and suggest that be inserted.

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