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Mho Awards

25 September, 2010

“Not quite sure where this storm is heading,” said JD. Me neither, JD. But after a brief mho, I realised things were going backwards, and pretty well. Congratz – you made some classy U-turns across the week, turning one word into its opposite by running things right to left.

While I did vow a series of prize categories, I now realise that’s a fib. Or a wov. Since the taxonomy got too hard. So let’s toast the Ten Best, and realise that X is the Sultan of Switchbacks, but only just.

So, in order of appearance:

  1. LEVEL = uneven [Mr X]

  2. MARGANA = ordered [JD]

  3. KNOB = don’t have sex [SK]

  4. ALUCARD = a blood donor [Mr X]

  5. SUMARONGI (pundit) and TIDPUN (ignoramus) [a personal fave from JS]

  6. DELRANG = straight & smooth [ML]

  7. DOPI = a vinyl collector [ML]

  8. MODNOC = Fertility aid [JD]

  9. LOOC = daggy [PRS]

  10. RATAVA – a well written, low-budget indie movie with great acting [Mr X]

Parc effort all round. A new Storm – moving forward – next week.

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