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Wed., 8/28 Pancho Harrison

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magus:
THEME:   enjambed phrases beginning with words of disparagement
   
GOOD ONES:     
Put down formal education?   DEGRADE-SCHOOL   
Put down a rock genre?   DEBASE-METAL   
It's in many poems   TIS [purists may call for a comma after "It's"]   
Wrangler material   DENIM   
Waist management   DIET   
Popular pieces   REESES [I thought music or essays]   
   
BTW:   
Start of a morning diner order   A-CUP [not the verbal order, which would just be "coffee," but the order taken as a whole]   
   
{STUDENTS} have to talk their way out of them   ORALS [I guess if the tests are traps, but they are defenses of what the students wrote, so they are talking professors into something rather than out of it.]   
   
RATING:    ;D ;D
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun   

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