What is going on with the East Alton Rotary Club? We will cover it here, along with all sorts of other interesting and off-kilter stuff that will inform, enlighten and amuse you.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
NOW YOU KNOW
Bridge, the card game, come from another trick-taking card game called "biritch," believed to be Russian in origin. When English speakers pronounced "biritch," listeners heard it as "bridge" instead, and the more Anglo-sounding moniker stuck.