Do You Like Word Games? How About Rice?

Posted Wednesday, April 9, 2008 5:26 PM by Romo

Play a Game, Fill a Bowl of Rice 

Do you know about freerice.com? If you don't, click on the image below and check it out! But be forewarned, it can be slightly addictive!

 Free Rice!

When I was in school, lengthy threads about the Free Rice game started showing up on a list serve frequented by my Applied Linguistics colleagues--I believe people thought of it sort of like a way to procrastinate, but without the usual levels of guilt. Procrastinating is "bad" but if you're  increasing your vocabulary, helping feed people, and theorizing about the corpus and programming behind it? Not so bad...

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