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#188735 - 01/13/10 10:03 PM RHOPALIC STORY  
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How about a rhopalic story game?

Rhoplic = Having each successive word longer by a letter or syllable.

A few weeks ago, the word of the day was rhopalic and AWAD readers were challenged to compose a rhoplalic news headline.

This was mine: Clandestine rendezvous uncovered: senator’s furious jilted lover uses axe! Unfortunately I did not win the tee shirt…

Here are the Roolz:

Add one sentence to the story. Your rhopalic sentence may start short and get longer, start long and get shorter, or go both ways. Let’s put a minimum of four words per sentence. The story doesn’t have to make a lot of sense – the goofier the better!

Here we go!

Bo and Mary pedal easily through pleasant farmlands.

#188736 - 01/13/10 11:03 PM Re: RHOPALIC STORY [Re: Coffeebean]  
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Bo and Mary pedal easily through pleasant farmlands.
Up and down hills drowsy dormice daftly watch them pass by.

#188786 - 01/15/10 10:09 PM Re: RHOPALIC STORY [Re: BranShea]  
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Bo and Mary pedal easily through pleasant farmlands.
Up and down hills drowsy dormice daftly watch them pass by.
Suddenly several trolls whisk Mary off!

#188792 - 01/16/10 02:59 AM Re: RHOPALIC STORY [Re: Coffeebean]  
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Suddenly several trolls whisk Mary off!
Bo ran some steps behind, lagging terribly.

#188795 - 01/17/10 12:36 AM Re: RHOPALIC STORY [Re: Jackie]  
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Bo and Mary pedal easily through pleasant farmlands.
Up and down hills drowsy dormice daftly watch them pass by.
Bo ran some steps behind, lagging terribly.
Suddenly several trolls whisk Mary off!
Oh, I am the dude who'll arrive swiftly, striving intensely concerning deliverance!

#188801 - 01/18/10 10:25 AM Re: RHOPALIC STORY [Re: twosleepy]  
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Bo and Mary pedal easily through pleasant farmlands.
Up and down hills drowsy dormice daftly watch them pass by.
Suddenly several trolls whisk Mary off!
Bo ran some steps behind, lagging terribly.
Oh, I am the dude who'll arrive swiftly, striving intensely concerning deliverance!
..but wait! Troll whisks reach high. Mary was OK. Merrily seated comfy atop of big oak tree twigs.

#188810 - 01/19/10 01:07 AM Re: RHOPALIC STORY [Re: BranShea]  
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Bo and Mary pedal easily through pleasant farmlands.
Up and down hills drowsy dormice daftly watch them pass by.
Suddenly several trolls whisk Mary off!
Bo ran some steps behind, lagging terribly.
Oh, I am the dude who'll arrive swiftly, striving intensely concerning deliverance!
..but wait! Troll whisks reach high. Mary was OK. Merrily seated comfy atop of big oak tree twigs.

In oak Mary pines: “Rescue quickly! Villains returning! Assistance requested speedily!”

#188859 - 01/21/10 07:55 PM Re: RHOPALIC STORY [Re: Coffeebean]  
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"In oak Mary pines" |ha ha/__ _

#188866 - 01/21/10 11:55 PM Re: RHOPALIC STORY [Re: BranShea]  
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I was hoping someone would notice my horrible pun! grin

#188886 - 01/22/10 09:08 PM Re: RHOPALIC STORY [Re: Coffeebean]  
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In oak Mary pines: “Rescue quickly! Villains returning! Assistance requested speedily!”
Uh..911? Troll patrol? Dormice Rescunit?

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