LOGAN — Folks living near the site of the sixth annual Logan’s Heroes Poker Run on July 25 could feel the rumble and hear the roar of 213 motorcycles as. By JOHN STRAN Logan Daily News Reporter Jul 16, 2020 0 A poker tournament will be held this Saturday at the Steelworkers Union Hall to honor BJ Hughes (right) who lost his life in a vehicle.
/ ˈpoʊkˌloʊ gən /
marshy or stagnant water that has branched off from a stream or lake.
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“If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth.”
Also poke·lo·ken[pohk-loh-kuhn]. /ˈpoʊkˌloʊ kən/.
First recorded in 1840–50 (earlier as placename); origin uncertain; perhaps from an Algonquian language, e.g., Ojibwa pokenogun “stopping place,” or Maliseet papkeləkwan “backwater”; cf. bogan
poke, poke around, pokeberry, poke check, poke fun at, pokelogan, Pokémon, poke one's nose into, poker, poker dice, poker face
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