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Re: Tom Swifty-ness #96362
03/04/03 10:01 AM
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This is too much fun!

"My brain spills over with Tom-Swifties," she said brimmingly.

"I'm wondering if we may use poetic license with some of our adverbs?" she said curiously and inventingly.

"I wonder if I should stop (fill in the blank)" she said haltingly.

"I wonder if there is too much of a good thing," she said amply.

"I wish I could stop with this already!" she said ceaselessly.


Re: Tom Swifty-ness #96363
03/04/03 11:38 AM
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Nice ones Ruby!

“Its just a pipe dream,” said Tom stonily.

“I made a lot of money at the Ascot race meeting once…harrchh…behind the stands…harrchh…only my hat”, she coughed hoarsely.

“No! She gets my goat!” Tom rebutted hornily.

“Ehgve yerst ‘ed meh tons’ls ehrt,” said Tom glottally.

“Six or seven?” Tom asked confusedly.

“The TV control is on the table,” Tom said remotely.



Re: Tom Swifty-ness #96364
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Thanks, dxb :)

Back atcha for this one:
“The TV control is on the table,” Tom said remotely.



Re: Tom Swifty-ness #96365
03/04/03 12:12 PM
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"I thought we could see the breakers from here", he said confusedly.



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Re: Tom Swifty-ness #96366
03/04/03 12:27 PM
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"Once a Scot, always a Scot," said Tom clandestinely.

I think this one gets my vote!


Re: Tom Swifty-ness #96367
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"I don't like vodka" he said absolutly.
"That's because you're not Russian." she replied swiftly.


Re: Tom Swifty-ness #96368
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This one's for AnnaS.

"Once stung, twice shy," said Tom begrudgingly.


Re: Tom Swifty-ness #96369
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“No! She gets my goat!” Tom rebutted hornily.

this one gets MY vote! verb and adverb, very clever!


Re: Tom Swifty-ness #96370
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Oh, I hadn't thought of verb AND adverb.
"The law is an honourable profession." she retorted briefly.


Re: Tom Swifty-ness #96371
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"Who took my flowers?" asked Tom lackadaisically.


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