-Yis don’t want to be called And And exclamation mark And, do yis? Jimmy asked. from The Commitments. Proper funny, yeh know.
My job is bumping words together to produce an effect.
The woman behind the counter nodded severely at me as I came in, glancing up through eyeglass frames that were black and round like little handcuffs. from The Flame Throwers
Once upon a time there were 2 names. One of them was Moira O’Neill, and the other was Nesta Shakespeare Skrine. They belonged to the same woman, and she used one of them as a pen name. Yes, her pen name was Moira O’Neill. Her given name was Nesta Shakespeare Skrine. I pause to reflect.
‘to gett away warts: take black snayles and gash and cut them with your Knife then take the liquor which comes from them and anoynt your warts with this liquor 3 or 4 times every day till all beee gone’ – from Restoration London by Liza Picard
Draped with a few dead rodents she could slip unsuspected into cucumber luncheons. This is one of the milder offerings from amazingly great and bizarre Geek Love.
From its highest crag fell a waterfall no wider than three inches, wrinkling the pool below. – from Barkskins Way to wrinkle that pool, Annie!
‘I may as well walk on down to Western,’ she said; and we began to walk on down to Western. – This noir beauty of a sentence is from ‘They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?’.