Tom Swifties “Sorry, Tom can’t quit posting theses puns based on adverbs yet,” Kathie said swiftly. “I dropped the toothpaste!” said Tom crestfallenly. “I couldn’t believe there were 527,986 bees in the swarm!” Tom recounted. (Sorry, Tom, but this one is disqualified. The pun is in the verb, not an adverb.) “Don’t you know my… Read More
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
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. “I need a pencil sharpener,” said Tom bluntly. “Oops! There goes my hat!” said Tom off the top of his head. “I can no longer hear anything,” said Tom deftly.… Read More
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
Life Quotes Every time you choose to give love away, your capacity for it grows deeper. ~Alison Motron Sometimes love not only lifts you to the ceiling, it also keeps your eyes there. ~Janette Rallison
Life Quotes Your attitude determines your direction. I opened two gifts this morning. They were my eyes.
To-Do List: Go to pet store. Buy bird seeds. Ask how long it will take for the bird to grow. Wait for reaction. Life Quotes Enjoy the journey. I danced with darkness and learned its moves. Now I dance with the light and can no longer be seduced. ~Phil Good