Author Topic: The "ABCs of BBM": Round 965! (Rules in first post)  (Read 2819826 times)

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"L" is lengthwise
« Reply #22770 on: April 28, 2013, 07:24:45 am »
Over the years, they tracked the Tetons lengthwise and crosswise, slowly developing a solid knowledge about the Wyoming mountains.

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"M" is midway
« Reply #22771 on: April 28, 2013, 05:47:50 pm »
Rick Moody writes:

I first read "Brokeback Mountain," the short story on which Ang Lee's new film is based, when I was judging a short story award in 1998. It's by Annie Proulx, but I didn't know that then. The names of the writers were stripped from the works for the purposes of the competition. The early pages of this unknown western narrative did not interest me, because I thought at that time, and think still, that the myth of the Old West, with its gunslingers and traditional masculine bravado, was stifling, repellent, and misguided. And yet I remember calling out to my wife, midway through this particular story, saying, "I'm reading this cowboy story that I thought I was going to hate. I thought the only way I was going to like it was if these cowboys had sex! And then they did!"

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"N" is nosologically
« Reply #22772 on: April 28, 2013, 07:24:46 pm »
Nosologically speaking, "beaver fever" is giardiasis.

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"O" is odontological
« Reply #22773 on: April 29, 2013, 04:09:32 pm »
Not-so-logically speaking, "beaver fever" is an odontological beaver disease.

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"P" is praised
« Reply #22774 on: April 29, 2013, 06:09:04 pm »
After Jack praised Jimbo's rodeo skills and offered to buy him a drink, Jimbo gave Jack the message that he should have gotten out of town before sundown.

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"R" is Rottweiler
« Reply #22775 on: April 30, 2013, 12:24:26 am »
Ennis did a slow burn while listening to the slopbucket-mouthed bikers before springing at them like a Rottweiler protecting her pups.
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"S" is swung
« Reply #22776 on: April 30, 2013, 11:43:12 am »
Around three they swung through a narrow pass to a southeast slope where the strong spring sun had had a chance to work, dropped down to the trail again which lay snowless below them.

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"T" is TESOL
« Reply #22777 on: April 30, 2013, 12:18:07 pm »
While attempting to untangle their sheep from the Chileans', Jack and Ennis could have used the services of TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Others Languages).

www.tesol.org
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"U" is untangled
« Reply #22778 on: April 30, 2013, 01:45:18 pm »
While Jack and Ennis untangled their sheep from the Chileans', they could have used the services of TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Others Languages).



=aside=   Paul

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(for the last one too)

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"W" is Wise
« Reply #22779 on: April 30, 2013, 05:19:26 pm »
Sitting around the campfire, Jack and Ennis talked about the submarine Thresher lost two months earlier, whose 129 casualties included crew members Ronald H. Solomon and Donald E. Wise.