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Doping Scandal [Re: Candy] #207909
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Said, Tour de France athlete
boosting his body with drugs was not offbeat
His 'win at all cost' odyssey
made him, a world prodigy
and the topic of many "tweet-a-tweet"

Last edited by Candy; 11/04/12 12:56 AM. Reason: with suggestions from AC & JJ
Re: Doping Scandal [Re: Candy] #207910
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smile Good one, Candy, topical and nicely constructed.
except...
I like your "tweet-a-tweet" ending best.
Because in the e-world the term "tete-a-tete" is as passe as "passe" laugh
and...
You forgot to leave us two new words. smile

Re: Doping Scandal [Re: jenny jenny] #207912
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As it is close to 2:30 AM her time, and she probably won't
get back here until evening time, her time, maybe
if you all want to work on it take her poem and
take two words from it:

maybe

tete-a-tete and passe

Just a suggestion.


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Doping Scandal [Re: Candy] #207915
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Originally Posted By: Candy
His 'win at all cost' odyssey
made him, a world protege

Did you mean "prodigy"?

Re: Doping Scandal [Re: A C Bowden] #207916
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Originally Posted By: A C Bowden
Originally Posted By: Candy
His 'win at all cost' odyssey
made him, a world protege

Did you mean "prodigy"?


Yes...I did.

Prodigy and Protégé commonly confused words

And while I'm there...I may as well tweak last line again 'cause then it will be perfect laugh

Thanks guys.

Next words

SNORKEL SNOW

Re: Doping Scandal [Re: LukeJavan8] #207919
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Maybeso, Luke, but doncha think we should wait for Candy?

Wait. This discussion moves so fast that I don't know polite from being randy smile

Last edited by jenny jenny; 11/04/12 04:14 AM.
[Re: Candy] #207920
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It's all powder at forty below.
Take the chair lift or grab the rope tow.
Put your mask on your face
And your flippers in place.
It's a great day to snorkel in snow!

CHASER – CHECKER

Well, if you can water ski... [Re: Candy] #207921
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The forum software deleted the subject line from my limerick, refused to let me edit it, and won't allow me to reply to it, so I'm trying to post it by replying to Candy's post again.

Re: Doping Scandal [Re: jenny jenny] #207926
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Originally Posted By: jenny jenny
Maybeso, Luke, but doncha think we should wait for Candy?

Wait. This discussion moves so fast that I don't know polite from being randy smile



Whatever tickles your fancy,m'dear!


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Doping Scandal [Re: LukeJavan8] #207929
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Yeahbutt, Luke, my fancy has been gratified by my Andy. He's a stud and I'm a dud but our sweet Candy is dandy. laugh

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