Monday, November 1, 2010
Well, here we are again with another Wordzzle. Enjoy!
Words for the mini: gargoyle, flounder, screech, Saturday evening, locked up
Phyllis figured she'd be locked up by the end of the night. A beautiful crisp Saturday evening in October and apparently she thought it would be fun to flounce around in a graveyard. An ill-kept graveyard at that. Flounce was the wrong word – flounder was more like it. Dithering this way & that way trying to find that one particular gargoyle beneath which was buried the next clue. And in what way, exactly, did she think that geocaching was something she would enjoy? It was all Bill's fault. They could be sitting cozy in the pub wearing goofy costumes with their new Boston friends, but no. Sigh. Where was he anyway? He was tromping around right next to her just a few minutes ago. Just as she rounded another sarcophagus she heard a soul-splitting screech. It took a moment for her to realize that it had come from her own throat. Seriously, she was going to kill Bill this time. That thought made her start giggling hysterically as she realized that what she had taken to be a grave robber was just her erstwhile partner in crime. He had found the cache.
The 10-worder: defensive, volume, masterpiece, category, momentarily, advisor, public radio, charter, eleven days, ostrich
Geoff Beowulf (formerly Jeff Bednarski) was beside himself with glee. Momentarily – well, in eleven days – his masterpiece would be revealed to the world. For far too long he had hidden his talent just as an ostrich hides its head in the sand. Terrified of failure, terrified of success. Ah, but those timid days were well behind him now. To distract himself from his rising impatience he turned up the volume on the local public radio station. Dr. Charter (Advisor to the Stars!) was blathering about how celebrities were just ordinary people who had risen to the occasion. Why, he was talking about Geoff! In just eleven days his fabulous film, What Fresh Hell is This: Defensive Living in a Crazy World, would take the world by storm! He wondered in what category his prize at Cannes would be…
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