Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty...

Posted by: Urban Worrier

Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/20/12 02:53 PM

More Tom Swifties. (For example "I'll have a martini," said Tom, drily.) As ever, grovelling apologies for any re-runs.

Some of these are very clever and quite tough, so being all heart, I've given you first letter and length as a starter grinยท

-1. "The class average stinks," Tom said m-----
-2. "I've had 13 children," Mrs. Swift boasted o------------
-3. "I was born to be a flasher," Tom r-------
-4. "We're off to Scotland," said Tom c------------
-5. "I'm glad I passed my EKG," Tom said w-------------
-6. "So that's the way the wind blows," said Tom v-----
-7. " " said Tom b------
-8. "Ignore the first three turnings," said Tom f-----------
-9. "That young insect is female," said Tom g--------
-10. "It's where we store the hay," Tom said l------
Posted by: manxman

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/20/12 04:24 PM

1. meanly wave
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/20/12 04:39 PM

Yes! wave
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/20/12 04:51 PM

5. wholeheartedly rotfl
Posted by: Sondi

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/20/12 04:57 PM

10. loftily grin


wave
Posted by: Cue

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/20/12 05:45 PM

2. overbearingly lol
Posted by: Sherlock

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/20/12 06:35 PM

8. forthrightly grin
Posted by: fildil

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/20/12 06:44 PM

6. vainly
Posted by: Flo NS

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/21/12 12:19 AM

3. revealed
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/21/12 02:45 AM

4.Clandestinely wave
Posted by: Jema

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/21/12 08:08 AM

7. blankly wave
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/21/12 01:02 PM

A perfect set - well done, folks! wave
Posted by: Sherlock

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/21/12 01:52 PM

9. girlishly? smile
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/21/12 04:15 PM

Not this time, Cheryl. Think short informal word for a female, an insect, and add a smidgeon of artistic licence... think (and the "young" is, I think, a red herring)
Posted by: Sherlock

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/21/12 05:42 PM

OK, how about gallantly? gal/l'ant/ly grin
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Let's Hear it for Mr Swifty... - 11/22/12 05:21 AM

praise praise grin