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This week’s words: Euphemism, Asyndeton, 9 p.m. at night, can of worms. 476 more words
Great Uncle Henry taught me to pluck Thanksgiving turkeys, and cousin Carol taught me to pluck my eyebrows. When my bowling instructor told me to quit thinking so much and “just let ‘er rip,” my average rose from forty to fifty; and my brother Bob showed me how to increase the pain of those I beat when playing rock, paper and scissors by licking my fingers before viciously slapping their wrists. 501 more words
Welcome back! Today, let’s look at a query for a work of historical fiction:
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Before: Philip Williams is an English mercenary fighting for France. The only family he has ever known has been the army.