[Ads-l] Yet another no-word-for-X

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 28 11:20:24 UTC 2016

/I had been told about Phiona; how at the age of nine she could neither
read nor write and had dropped out of school, when she met a Ugandan
missionary, Robert Katende, who offered to teach her the game of chess – a
sport so foreign in Uganda that there is no word for it in Phiona’s native
language – and how in just four years she had become an international chess


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