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Re: Tom Swifties

Posted by Bob on November 22, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Tom Swifties posted by ESC on November 21, 2003

: : : : : : Does anyone know some "said the ...." phrases
: : : : : : Such as "I stand corrected said the man in the orthepedic shoes"

: : : : : : "...said the actress to the bishop"

: : : : : : I would love to know more.

: : : : : : Kyle.

: : : : : "I see," said the blind man.

: : : : "You've been stung!" she said waspishly.
: : : : "I know!" I cried hurtfully.

: : : : "You're out of tune," he said sharply.
: : : : "I didn't meant it," she said accidentally.
: : : : "Even so, it won't do," he said flatly.
: : : : "I'll be all right," she replied naturally.

: : : "I see" said the blind man to his deaf daughter as he picked up his hammer and saw.
: : : "The prisoners are going over the prison wall," he said condescendingly.

: : These were, by the way, a fad about 40 years ago, and called "Tom Swifties." If you Google, you'll find 3890 sites, many with large and painful collections.

: Tom Swifties. That's good to know. I looked in a children's joke, rhyme, etc., book and couldn't find anything like it.

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