“It’s A Craps* Shoot!”

(October 2, 2018)

we get rain today

tee-vee lottery knows not

the deal in chances


*(Contrary to some seemingly popular belief it is cot a ‘crap-shoot.’ Craps is a game using two die – or dice – and though the old-timers would just laugh and fling on against a handy wall when I asked the etiology of the word “Craps,” I surmised it must have had something to do with fickle chance and its call-sig(h)n. Of all the games accomplished with die or dice, Craps is the most colorful in my unlearned opinion.  From it we get Boxcars, Snakeeyes, and such popular prayers as poppa needs some new shoes…)

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