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#162361 10/08/06 10:09 AM
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Last week, lagging behind on the abecedarian issue, I came across a victorian wordgame on a reread of the 'Annotated Alice through the Looking-Glass'.I guess they must already have done this one in Jane Austen's time.(mind the kindhearted but obnoxious widowed Lady who was nagging on about a love beginning with an E in Sense and Sensibility).

Maybe it has been done here and I don't know if it appeals to you.
But as follows;

I love my love with an (x)...........
I hate him because he/she..........
He/she took me to the Sign of the.........
And treated me with..........
His/her name is......
And he/she lives at...

A good silly game for power break-downs and long boring car trips.

Trying the A:

I love my love with and A because he's Aimiable
I hate him because he is Arrogant as well
He took me to the Sign of the Ax and Sword (sinister inn)
And treated me on Applecrumble
His name is Aidan
And he lives at Albertville

Anyone who cares for the B? The X The Q?

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Dibs on F !

#162363 10/08/06 01:50 PM
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Dibs.
. A sweet praparation or treacle of grape juice, much used in the east.
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#162364 10/08/06 01:56 PM
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I love my love because he is such a brute.
I hate him because he/she can be such a bitch.
He took me to a sign that read Betty's Beauty Shop and Chain Saw Repair.
And treated me roughly on the bar.
His name is Bruce
And he lives by the bay.

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Dibs.
. A sweet praparation or treacle of grape juice, much used in the east.
. Digital integrated business systems.




My dibs:

Slang 1. A claim; rights: I have dibs on that last piece of pie.

http://www.bartleby.com/61/32/D0203200.html

#162366 10/08/06 03:11 PM
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Right! Those good old Victorian values.

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I love my love with a C because he is Charming
I hate him because he is Cross as well
He took me to the Sign of the Crab
And treated me on Chocolate
His name is Candi
And he lives at Cinere


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I love my love with a (D) because she is delicious
I hate her because she is delicate
She took me to the Sign of the Dog
And treated me with dahlias
Her name is Dayanara
And she lives at Devonshire.


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Quote:

I love my love with a (D) because she is delicious
I hate her because she is delicate
She took me to the Sign of the Dog
And treated me with dahlias
Her name is Dayanara
And she lives at Devonshire.




This is a lovely one on the bright side side, Etaoin, autumn in Devonshire with Danya and dahlias .Sounds good.

I was doing a D on the Darker Side right now, just half an hour ago to see what one can do with it. So I give you back a Dark D.

I love my love (D)because he's Daring
I hate him cause he's Debauchering
He took me to the Sign of the Dice
And treated me with Distorted pies
His name is Duane
And he lives down Devil's Lane

AnnaStrophic , coming up soon!
Just an E between you and the F. (thanks for the word and the link)

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i remember a jump rope song of the same pattern,
A my name is anna and i come from alabama
and i eat apples
B my name is betty i come from baha, and i eat bananas

(and so on) you had to sing in out as you entered "double dutch" (2 jump ropes, one turning clockwise, one counterclockwise, with the first work and jump together, (and the last as you jumped out!)

there were other more elaborate patterns
A my name is anna and i come from alabama,
i eat apples and play upon an anchor


B my name is betty and i come from berlin
i eat bananas and play upon a banjo.
(and more other still more elaborate versions.. but we played the simpler ones.)

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