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Just for Fun


Weird Book Titles

A friend sent around this link this week with the note: "An awful lot of them, but even scanning there are a lot of doozies." Thought you might enjoy:

http://writingcompanion.wordpress.com/2009/10/01/book-title/



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For more laughs:

8 New Punctuation Marks We Desperately Need

http://www.collegehumor.com/article/6872071/8-new-and-necessary-punctuation-marks
 
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Hilarious Kat, thanks.
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My life has been changed forever. I will never forget the hemi-demi-semi colon. If my students get wind of it, they'll want to put it to immediate use. And as for the titles... um....
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I think having students write weird book titles or invent new "desperately needed" punctuation marks might be fun "loosening up" exercises in a creative writing class. Good for a few laughs and maybe a good way to lose a few inhibitions.
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Kat: Truly brilliant idea. You should teach, immediately!
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This is old but new to me. Glad I didn't miss it entirely; it's hilarious.

Distressed Nation Turns To Poet Laureate For Solace

http://www.theonion.com/articles/distressed-nation-turns-to-poet-laureate-for-solac,26109/
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Oh I love it. Thank you,

Chris
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