OBSERVATION

July 21, 2010

Childhood is over when you no longer skip without thought.

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POPPIES

July 20, 2010

California’s state flower Afghanistan’s cash crop Oz’s slumber bed for Dorothy

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THE SAME, BUT DIFFERENT

July 19, 2010

Londonderry air London derriere London dairy heir

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HOW TO SPICE UP YOUR COMMENTS

July 18, 2010

You are entertained by a blog post. You’re moved to comment. Here’s how to improve said comment: Wrong – lol (grins) Right – lol (garrotes small mammal) Wrong – Great post! (jumps for joy) Right – Great post! (lifts Volkswagen in teeth) Wrong – I hate it when that happens (frowns) Right – I hate […]

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A SENTENCE BY H. H. MUNRO (SAKI)

July 17, 2010

Egbert came into the large, dimly lit drawing-room with the air of a man who is not certain whether he is entering a dovecote or a bomb factory, and is prepared for either eventuality. Comic stories sprinkled with darkness and cruelty were his fame claims. Think P. G. Wodehouse with an edge. World War One […]

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CARTOON FRIDAY 59

July 16, 2010

“But most of all, I’d like to thank my family physician, Dr. Henry Jekyll.”

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ALFRED HITCHCOCK KWIZ

July 15, 2010

Alfred Hitchcock got most of his film ideas while: a. duck hunting. b. jogging. c. snow boarding. d. pitching batting practice to the Cleveland Indians. e. climbing Mount Everest. f. sleeping.

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THE NEW STORY

July 14, 2010

Okay, let’s say that’s the island of Jom, beloved home of the time-traveling shapeshifters on the world of Boad. I’ve got a narrator, Plumly, the girl from Earth who was rescued to Boad by Bekka in one of Bekka’s later tales. (not Bekka of Thorns available at http://wildchildpublishing.com, but another) I’ve got a title, Dodden […]

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THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL

July 13, 2010

The Root of All Evil awoke one morning and pondered on how to spend his day. He plucked up a pen and on his notepad he made out a list of potential purchases: 1. snow burglar 2. ripe elf 3. tincture of gremlin 4. Detroit He then proceeded to make the purchases and to use […]

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A SENTENCE BY T. H. WHITE

July 12, 2010

The knights ducked and drew themselves together; the spears struck at the same moment; the horses checked in mid-career, reared up and fell over backward; the spears burst and went sailing high in the air, turning over and over gracefully like the results of high explosive; and the lady on the palfrey looked away. The […]

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