Have fun with your words
Writing always seems to be such a serious business. Novels, articles, technical documents, journalism plus one hundred other serious applications of this worthiest of arts.
Being a pedantic member of the grammar police and spelling firing squad, I also take my métier very seriously. Paying strict attention to my use of each part of speech in its correct form and ensuring I keep my register under strict control.
Well, except for today because today I feel like having complete and utter nonsensical fun with words.
Ready? Well, ready or not, here we go!
Maxwell Miser mixed metaphors most Monday mornings – mainly mundane – mostly mashed.
Annie Appleseed alliterated all autumn and added anxious appendages – almost accurately – always anonymously.
Vera Villawood viciously vexed via verbs vowed vehemently – various verses – very vulgar.
Granny Greystoke’s grunted grumblings got Graham’s grammar going – great gregarity – gobbledygook gone.
Dotty Doubletake delved deep disturbing daunted Dick’s deplorable diphthongs – deft diction – discourse done.
Abbie Butler came down early Friday getting horribly irritated, joining Karen Lopez, mainly now openly placing quiet rumours saying Thomas used very weird XHTML, you zaftig! – Alphabet Soup!
Ok, are you ready? Your turn now!
Or perhaps you would like to try your luck in finding 27 figure of speech examples in a cartoon.