DAVE BARRY GIFT GUIDE 2007

Ten Plagues Bowling Set

 
JOSHUA PREZANT / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

$20 plus shipping and handling from Hamakor Judaica, 7777 N. Merrimac Ave., Niles, Ill. 60714; 800-426-2567; www.jewishsource.com/itemdy00.asp?T1=311009

Suggested by Sharon Rae Pettigrew of Alexandria, Va.

Here's a fun item for the Jewish person on your holiday gift list. This is a bowling set with wooden pins representing the 10 plagues of Egypt. Some of the plagues are a little hard to figure out, because as any artist will tell you, it's not easy to represent plagues, especially lice and boils, in the bowling-pin medium. Nevertheless, in our opinion this may be the best plague-themed bowling game on the market. Certainly it's in the top three.

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