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Jason English is the former Editor-in-Chief of mentalfloss.com. He created the board game Split Decision. In 2013 mentalfloss.com won the Webby Award for Best Blog–Culture and was named one of the 50 Best Websites by TIME. Jason was previously a mediocre copywriter for several New York ad agencies. He resides in New Jersey with his wife, three daughters, and dogs.
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