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#101477 - 04/22/03 06:56 PM Silly Book Titles  
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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



#101478 - 04/22/03 07:00 PM Re: Silly Book Titles  
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Bedwetting Uncovered by I.P. Knightly.

Let's not go there. Really.


#101479 - 04/22/03 07:06 PM Re: Silly Book Titles  
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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!!


#101480 - 04/22/03 07:35 PM Re: Silly Book Titles  
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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 07:43 PM Re: Silly Book Titles  
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yeah, let's not have any of that
The Day the Dam Broke, by Helen Highwater
sort of thing.


#101482 - 04/22/03 07:48 PM Re: Silly Book Titles  
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Rio Grande, Cape May County, N...
Let's Not Go There, Really...by Pfranz Carpfka


#101483 - 04/22/03 08:00 PM Re: Silly Book Titles  
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Oh, really? Thought the same guy wrote "Rusty Bedsprings". At least when I was 12 ...


#101484 - 04/22/03 08:03 PM Re: Silly Book Titles  
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reminds of
The Fall of Moral Standards by Helena Handbasket


#101485 - 04/22/03 08:17 PM Re: Silly Book Titles  
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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



#101486 - 04/22/03 08:57 PM Re: Silly Book Titles  
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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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