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#212993 - 10/27/13 03:40 PM Blue Blood [Re: endymion6]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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Loc: Worcester, MA

"Hearts just as pure and fair
May beat in Belgrave Square
as in the lowly air
of Seven DIALS"

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#212995 - 10/27/13 08:05 PM Blue Blood is the New Red [Re: wofahulicodoc]
jenny jenny Offline
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DIALS

IF the red slayer think he slays
Or if the slain think he is [D -> N ]
SLAIN
They know not well the subtle ways
I keep, and pass, and turn again
______________________________________Ralph Waldo Emerson

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#212997 - 10/28/13 12:44 AM Re:Over the mountains of the moon .. [Re: jenny jenny]
endymion6 Offline
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Registered: 03/19/13
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SLAIN

S ---- > Y

....and down the valley of the shadow, Ride, Boldly ride, the Shade replied, If you seek for El Dorado ....Or, (excuse me while I sniff against my bouffant cuff, the better to derive some snuff ) ... if you'd rather look at a secretary, please just step over here where I have a 19th century with a faux woodgrain and a leatherette ...

INLAY

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#212998 - 10/28/13 11:20 AM Re:Over the mountains of the moon .. [Re: endymion6]
jenny jenny Offline
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INLAY

I have thought of many words that I could play here (trust me) but below is my final:
Y -> S
SNAIL

Now don't you think well of me?




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#213000 - 10/28/13 12:02 PM - - - -patio [Re: jenny jenny]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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JJ I know you meant petals. "Play on words" was what hit me\
first, then I caught your meaning. I should have changed the
headline after.


+A

LANAIS


Edited by LukeJavan8 (10/28/13 12:19 PM)
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----please, draw me a sheep----

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#213006 - 10/28/13 04:32 PM Re: tom merton said that no man... [Re: LukeJavan8]
endymion6 Offline
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Registered: 03/19/13
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LANAIS

A ---- > D


...is an

ISLAND (when the monks in Kentucky were allowed to talk, that is)


Edited by endymion6 (10/28/13 04:34 PM)

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#213007 - 10/28/13 05:11 PM more [s]monkey[/s] monkish business [Re: endymion6]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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Did they speak in LADINO, then?

-----------------------------------

[If the red slayer think he slays
Or if the slain think he is SLAIN
They know not well the subtle ways
I keep, and pass, and turn again


That's Emerson? Who knew? I thought it was instructions how to play Hearts !]

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#213009 - 10/28/13 05:21 PM Re:Business of the monkey variety ... [Re: wofahulicodoc]
endymion6 Offline
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Registered: 03/19/13
Posts: 1057
LADINO

O ---- > N

Who knows what the hand gestures turned into once the 'speaking lamp' was lit. They may have even used semaphores ... or smoke signals ...

...because they were so far

INLAND (By the way, that was really good ! )


Edited by endymion6 (10/28/13 05:23 PM)

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#213010 - 10/28/13 05:46 PM - - - - - -earthworms and other subtle types [Re: endymion6]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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+E


ANNELID
_________________________
----please, draw me a sheep----

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#213012 - 10/28/13 06:46 PM I like being at the top of the food chain. [Re: LukeJavan8]
jenny jenny Offline
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Don't you? Trade an
ANNELID for a fish DINNER? Yes yum yum.
Years ago I LEARNED unscrupulous N -> G
DEALING from my good ole Uncle Dan and never went hungry.

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