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A new expression...not!


Mar 22 2007, 9:01pm

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In the short story “Make-Up for Murder” by Thomas King, published in “Spicy Detective Stories”, November 1935, I found the following:

Lips curling back from large even teeth, he said, “Because in a moment I’m going to pull that letter knife from her and give it a new sheath in your throat.”

Nice lad...not! I stared up at him. “I believe you’re nuts”

Ah, the vanity of youth, thinking they’ve come up with something new under the sun.

I met a Balrog on the stair
He had some wings that weren't there.
They weren't there again today.
I wish he would just fly away.

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A new expression...not! Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Mar 22 2007, 9:01pm
    Squeeze me? Baking powder? Finding Frodo Send a private message to Finding Frodo Mar 23 2007, 4:10am
        THAT is where Jar Jar got it SandWitch King Send a private message to SandWitch King Mar 23 2007, 5:42am
    Nice find, Darkstone. NZ Strider Send a private message to NZ Strider Mar 23 2007, 4:35pm


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