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Shifty Maids of May

27 February, 2015

For a change of pace, let's rewire the titles of books and films into rhyme. Die Hard, for example, could evolve into My Card: How I Came To Lose a MYKI and Wear a $85 Fine. Or being more ambitious, we also have:

The Infernal Pun-Line of a Plotless Kind - fatal Dad jokes from an improv comedian

Dig Zero Tricks - how kids savaged the hired magician at a bar mitzvah

The Younger Flames - adolescent lovers jailed for too much tonsil hockey

Creepy Follow - an unwanted admirer on Twitter

Don't worry about ID-ing your film. (That's part of the fun, as a reader-cum-solver.) Feel free to rhyme the shorter stuff (turning Red Dog into Dead Frog) or dare to dream on the extended titles, where all key words are converted.

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Text-speak is creeping into Scrabble. Where do you sit?
OBVS I'm fine with it
Entrenched stuff - like LOL and OMG - but no more.
Words With Friends, maybe. Scrabble, no
Let the 'real' dictionaries decide first
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