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Tweet Tales Tuesday Week 78
July 16, 2013
15 Minute Tweet TalesSo last week I idly wondered how many more words from the Rare Words book we’d have that were repeats of last year’s #15tt words, and lo and behold, this week we had two of them back-to-back! On 7/13 the word was supposed to be epistemic, which we had way back in the early days of 15 Minute Tweet Tales; and then on 7/14 the word was supposed to be adumbrate, which we had almost exactly a year before. The odds of this happening seem like they’d be pretty out there, but I guess there are only so many words that are considered rare.  
 
Now here are my tales for the week:
 
7/10 – The cop thinks it's a routine traffic stop, but a maenad jumps out, shrieking about spiders in her car. He faints when he peers inside.
 
7/11 – The church bills her as a true angel, her singing a diapason never heard on earth. She wears a veil to hide her ridged brow and goat eyes.
 
7/12 – He tried an aleatory approach to dating by asking out every 6th woman who walked through the door. Too bad Cupid deemed his match #29.
 
7/13 – Bob had ontological debates with his roommate, convincing him he didn't exist. He was right. He was the only person in that rubber room.
 
7/14 – She says she's going to limn their love for their anniversary. She unveils the painting and he sees only a blobby mess. It explains a lot.
 
7/15 – He needs something fistulous to help her breathe: grabs a pen and jabs it in her throat. She bleeds out. It looked so much easier on TV.
 
7/16 – "It wasn't unpleasant." Her lack of inflection when delivering her litotes destroys his confidence, so he never tries to kiss her again. #15tt
 
Play along and write tweet tales for the above words. If you’re willing to share, post them on twitter with the hashtag #15tt or add them below in the comments because I’d love to read them. Any thoughts about this week's tweet tales or #15tt words?
15 Minute Tweet TalesSo last week I idly wondered how many more words from the Rare Words book we’d have that were repeats of last year’s #15tt words, and lo and behold, this week we had two of them back-to-back! On 7/13 the word was supposed to be epistemic, which we had way back in the early days of 15 Minute Tweet Tales; and then on 7/14 the word was supposed to be adumbrate, which we had almost exactly a year before. The odds of this happening seem like they’d be pretty out there, but I guess there are only so many words that are considered rare.  
 
Now here are my tales for the week:
 
7/10 – The cop thinks it's a routine traffic stop, but a maenad jumps out, shrieking about spiders in her car. He faints when he peers inside.
 
7/11 – The church bills her as a true angel, her singing a diapason never heard on earth. She wears a veil to hide her ridged brow and goat eyes.
 
7/12 – He tried an aleatory approach to dating by asking out every 6th woman who walked through the door. Too bad Cupid deemed his match #29.
 
7/13 – Bob had ontological debates with his roommate, convincing him he didn't exist. He was right. He was the only person in that rubber room.
 
7/14 – She says she's going to limn their love for their anniversary. She unveils the painting and he sees only a blobby mess. It explains a lot.
 
7/15 – He needs something fistulous to help her breathe: grabs a pen and jabs it in her throat. She bleeds out. It looked so much easier on TV.
 
7/16 – "It wasn't unpleasant." Her lack of inflection when delivering her litotes destroys his confidence, so he never tries to kiss her again. #15tt
 
Play along and write tweet tales for the above words. If you’re willing to share, post them on twitter with the hashtag #15tt or add them below in the comments because I’d love to read them. Any thoughts about this week's tweet tales or #15tt words?

Jocelyn Rish

Jocelyn Rish is a writer and filmmaker who never imagined her cheeky sense of humor would lead to a book about animal butts. When she's not researching fanny facts, she tutors kids to help them discover the magic of reading. Jocelyn has won numerous awards for her short stories, screenplays, short films, and novels and lives in South Carolina with her booty-ful dogs.