(SatWE, GWE, 6/30/12) Friends

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Challenge: Using prose or poetry, write a brief story using everyday language. Then, write the same story using the biggest words you can find.

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Simple

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“Pam, do you take Len’s hand in friendship, to love, honor, cherish and obey?”

“Yes to the first three and no to the last.”

“Len, do you take Pam’s hand in friendship, to love, honor, cherish and obey?”

“I ditto Pam.”

The Pastor sighed and said, “Get away from me.”

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Stupid big words that I probably used incorrectly.

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“Pam, do you sieze Len’s manus, in friendlihood, for worship, honorance, molly-coddle and do obseisance to?”

“Huh?”

The Pastor issued a paralinguistic respiration and said, “Get away from me.”

 

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