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  Tom Swifties It’s a  word play where the pun is found in an adverb (or adverbial clause) referring to the rest of the sentence.  Check ’em out. “Don’t add too much water,” said Tom with great concentration. “I wonder if there’s a number between seven and nine,” said Tom considerately. “I manufacture tabletops for shops,” said Tom… Read More

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Tom Swifties A “Tom Swifty” is a type of word play in which there is a punning relationship between an adverb and the statement it refers to. Check ’em out. “Quit looking at my ears,” Mr. Spock said pointedly. “Our five-year mission is to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, and to boldly go where no man… Read More