Tom Swifties

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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by Edwin F Ashworth » Wed Oct 27, 2010 11:20 pm

Nothing's finalised yet, but we'll know presently.
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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by Edwin F Ashworth » Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:12 am

"How can you classify that as an adverb!?" complained Edwin ratherly.
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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by Edwin F Ashworth » Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:51 pm

"How much longer do I have to sit here!?" moaned Lisa.
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Post by Edwin F Ashworth » Sat Jul 23, 2011 9:54 pm

"There hasn't been a ship hit the rocks since we built this new lighthouse - and there won't be!" boasted the keeper, wrecklessly.
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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by Edwin F Ashworth » Sun Sep 23, 2012 12:23 am

"It's the gravest possible offense in bridge for a partnership to exchange information through prearranged methods of communication other than those sanctioned by the Laws, and I hope you're not suggesting anything.
"Now, three no trumps!" said Rufus T Firefly, heartily.
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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by Wizard of Oz » Sun Sep 23, 2012 12:09 pm

.. one from my 12 yr old granddaughter who was reading WW with me >>

"That's not how you do double-dutch," skipped Phoebe.

Emma WoZ
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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by Wizard of Oz » Sun Sep 23, 2012 12:16 pm

Kate lead a shuttered existence at the French chateau.

WoZ with his Canon
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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by Wizard of Oz » Sun Sep 23, 2012 12:20 pm

.. and one from my 10 yr old grandson >>

"Learn how to write correctly writ Joey."

Luke WoZ
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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by Phil White » Wed Nov 07, 2012 6:06 pm

"It's not a swallow," replied Tom swiftly.

"It will fall down without a keystone," observed Tom archly.
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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by Edwin F Ashworth » Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:04 pm

"What does the man in that silly white coat want those nasty-looking nippers for?" wondered Tom gingerly.
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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by Phil White » Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:16 pm

"No, Sheba, you're not coming off the leash," Phil bridled.
"Rrrrowfff," Sheba growled doggedly.
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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by Edwin F Ashworth » Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:44 am

"Get your expletive dog off my greens!" shouted Mr Bidston, coursely.

"She's putting me off!" chipped in Mr Woods, cattily.
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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by Ken Greenwald » Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:35 am

aaa
“I love my M&M’s,” Tom asserted candidly.

“I’m all thumbs,” complained Tom.

“The water’s not quite warm enough,” exclaimed Luke.
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From list of quotes — Stephen Wright (?)

I went to a restaurant that serves ‘breakfast at any time.’ So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.

When they asked George Washington for his ID, he just took out a quarter.
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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by trolley » Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:42 am

"I'm afraid I'll have to deduct a few points for that" Tom remarked.
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Re: Tom Swifties

Post by Wizard of Oz » Fri Nov 09, 2012 5:16 pm

"I do track but not football," puffed Thomas.

"Let's sing it again", chorused young Otto from Vienna.

WoZ who wonders is a quickie the same as a swiftie?
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