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#101477 - 04/22/03 02:56 PM Silly Book Titles
Coffeebean Offline
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Registered: 02/11/03
Posts: 725
Loc: Oregon, USA
The Fallible Fiend's post reminded me of a game where you develop a book title and an author's name to go with it.

Examples:

The Art of Highlighting, by Mark DePage

The Yellow River, by I.P. Freely



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#101478 - 04/22/03 03:00 PM Re: Silly Book Titles
Capfka Offline
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Registered: 06/28/02
Posts: 1624
Loc: Utter Placebo, Planet Reebok
Bedwetting Uncovered by I.P. Knightly.

Let's not go there. Really.


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#101479 - 04/22/03 03:06 PM Re: Silly Book Titles
AnnaStrophic Offline
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Posts: 6511
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I love this. Let us not go to the Washington Post website which sponsors this type of competition.

OK, I'm thinking up one, Coffeebean!!


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#101480 - 04/22/03 03:35 PM Re: Silly Book Titles
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Registered: 06/24/02
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Loc: Vermont
Let's not go there. Really.

I agree. I teach in a middle school(ages 10-14), and I'm on vacation this week...



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#101481 - 04/22/03 03:43 PM Re: Silly Book Titles
tsuwm Online   confused
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Registered: 04/03/00
Posts: 10514
Loc: this too shall pass
yeah, let's not have any of that
The Day the Dam Broke, by Helen Highwater
sort of thing.


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#101482 - 04/22/03 03:48 PM Re: Silly Book Titles
WhitmanO'Neill Offline
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Let's Not Go There, Really...by Pfranz Carpfka


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#101483 - 04/22/03 04:00 PM Re: Silly Book Titles
Capfka Offline
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Registered: 06/28/02
Posts: 1624
Loc: Utter Placebo, Planet Reebok
Oh, really? Thought the same guy wrote "Rusty Bedsprings". At least when I was 12 ...


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#101484 - 04/22/03 04:03 PM Re: Silly Book Titles
of troy Offline
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Registered: 10/17/00
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Loc: rego park
reminds of
The Fall of Moral Standards by Helena Handbasket

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#101485 - 04/22/03 04:17 PM Re: Silly Book Titles
Coffeebean Offline
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Registered: 02/11/03
Posts: 725
Loc: Oregon, USA
A Pain in the Rear, by Lance Boyle

My Life with the Hellís Angels, by Ima Wilde-Ryder

I Climbed Mt. Everest, by Canby Dunne



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#101486 - 04/22/03 04:57 PM Re: Silly Book Titles
WhitmanO'Neill Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 03/13/01
Posts: 4189
Loc: Rio Grande, Cape May County, N...
Oh, really? Thought the same guy wrote "Rusty Bedsprings". At least when I was 12 ...

Close, Cap...that was "Rusty Busty Bedsprings"...yep, that Carpfka is sure somethin'!



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