WELCOME to WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2020
Tip to help improve your Writing……
1. Proofread carefully to see if you words out.
2. If you reread your work, you can find on rereading a great deal of repetition can be avoided by rereading and editing.
3. A writer must not shift your point of view.
4. And don’t start a sentence with a conjunction. (Remember, too, a preposition is a terrible word to end a sentence with.)
5. Don’t overuse exclamation marks!!
6. Place pronouns as close as possible, especially in long sentences, as of 10 or more words, to the irantecedents.
7. Writing carefully, dangling participles must be avoided.
8. If any word is improper at the end of a sentence, a linking verb is.
9. Take the bull by the hand and avoid mixing metaphors.
10. Avoid trendy locutions that sound flaky.
11. Everyone should be careful to use a singular pronoun with singular nouns in their writing.
12. Always pick on the correct idiom.
13. The adverb always follows the verb.
14. Last but not least, avoid cliches like the plague; They’re old hat; seek viable alternatives.
Hey I’m just saying. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it! Have a GREAT
WEDNESDAY people, stay safe, and whatever you do, don’t forget to laff it up!Peace, I am outta here! Eucman!
q u o t e s o f t h e d a y
“The person was an innocent by standard, who just happened to be the victim of your friend’s careless responsibility.”
“Another effect of smoking is it may give you cancer of the thought.”
“Benjamin Franklin discovered America while fling a kite.”
“Keith helps me to have good self-a-steam.”
“For example, one homeless person lives under a bride in Lanham, Md.”
“Jogging on a woman’s ovaries can be dangerous to her health.”
G u a r a n t e e d t o R o l l Y o u r E y e s
The tax advisor had just read the story of Cinderella to his four-year-old daughter for the first time. The little girl was fascinated by the story, especially the part where the pumpkin turns into a golden coach.
Suddenly she piped up, “Daddy, when the pumpkin turned into a golden coach, would that be classed as income or a long-term capital gain?”
Tuesday’s Movie Trivia of the day! What movie is this quote from??? ” “I am big. It’s the movies that got small.”
Answer: “Sunset Boulevard”Billy Wilder directed the film noir “Sunset Boulevard”, a 1950 movie with William Holden as Joe Gillis and Erich von Stroheim as Max Von Mayerling. The film is narrated by Joe Gillis, but he is already dead and floating face down in a pool. Norma Desmond is a fading star trying to make a comeback in movies, and she says this to screenwriter Gillis when she first meets him. Gloria Swanson (1899-1983) starred in dozens of silent films, many directed by Cecil B. DeMille. Her first ‘talkie’ was “The Trespasser” in 1929, about a humble woman who marries a rich man. Swanson was nominated for an Academy Award in the first year the Oscars were given out.
Wednesday’s Movie Trivia of the day! What movie is this quote from????“Well, I may be an outlaw, darlin’, but you’re the one stealin’ my heart.”
Tuesday’s Quizzler is….Two numbers are given in each sentence that need to be replaced by words. Each word is an anagram of the other – each word can be formed by rearranging the letters in the other word. Based on the clues given in each sentence, do your best to figure out what the two words are. The numbers given in each sentence indicate the number of letters in each word. Take your time on these puzzles, as they are pretty tough. If you can answer more than 10 of them correctly, you’re a true anagram guru!
1. We had driven over a (4) to find a restaurant that served key (4) pie.
2. Read further, and you’ll see that he (4) on the (4) of March.
3. I love fruits, especially (6) and sour (6)!
4. The raised (4) (4) listeners by making it possible for the crowd to see the speaker.
5. It is amazing how Joe (4) his (4) through his opponent’s guard to land a punch.
6. Her face became (4) when she thought that he was going to (4) from the balcony.
7. What a (4) life the gangster did (4).
8. He used a special (4) to break into the safe and make off with the (4).
9. He did not (6) vision in his right eye after the damage to his (6).
10. The prisoner used a (4) to wear down the bars in his cell. He hoped to escape in time, as he did not look forward to (4) in prison.
11. The (5) bit her when she leaned against the (5) tree.
12. The (7) professor disliked the young genius, and tried to make it difficult for her to move (7) in her studies.
13. That man with (4) does not need his (4) to walk ; it conceals a weapon.
14. The hero removed his (4) and began to (4) back and forth, trying to think of a way to stop the villain.
15. Fear was (4) among the people during the forest (4).
16. This movie is filled with blood and (4), (4) I am turning it off.
17. A true (4) always wears colorful clothing ; not something (4) like you’re wearing today.
18. You could hear the (5) playing in the distance as they carried the casket across the (5).
19. He began to (4) over the (4) that he would be hanging from in a few minutes.
20. As he began to (4) the cards, he prayed that it was not discovered that the gold he had wagered was actually painted (4).
Answer: 1) mile, lime 2) dies, Ides 3) melons, lemons 4) dais, aids 5) fits, fist 6) pale, leap
7) vile, live 8) tool, loot 9) retain, retina 10) file, life 11) cobra, carob 12) froward, forward 13) acne, cane
14) cape, pace 15) rife, fire 16) gore, ergo 17) bard, drab 18) dirge, ridge 19) pore, rope 20) deal, lead
Wednesday’s Quizzler is……. Dave, John, Cara, Robbie, and Kate are five budding inventors. Their newest inventions? Each has combined a popular ingredient with a drink! Figure out who’s who, what their “mix” is, and when they each invented their product.
1. The five inventors are Dave, Ms. Roberts, the “Potato Man”, the July inventor, and the one who added an ingredient to lemonade.
2. No one’s first name is similar to their last name.
3. Kate made a peanut smoothie.
4. Winter in the Northern Hemisphere seemed to be a “hot” invention time – both John and Cara concocted something then!
5. Marshmallows were incorporated into Kay’s creation. Chocolate was in Davidson’s.
6. Banana Vodka was a spur of the moment brainstorm.
7. April just happened to be “chocolate season”, at least for Robbie.
8. Believe it or not, potato cocktails were very popular in January!
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