Yet another word game

Rafa.the.Magnificent

Hall of Fame
There seem to be many word game fans here! I thought we could start another. This one would be to start a sentence using the last word of the previous sentence. For instance:

The football season is off to a great start.

Next poster:

Start the record already.

I'll begin -

Djokovic hopes to get back to the top three.
 

Sentinel

Bionic Poster
Holidays now for the tennis pros till the next season in January.

(p.s. We did have a similar thread a few years back. It got deleted. then recreated, then deleted again. Finally we gave up and stopped creating it. But the thread was great fun).
 

stringertom

Bionic Poster
Today Show original host Dave Garroway had an interesting sidekick...chimpanzee J. Fred Muggs boosted ratings for the poorly performing morning talk show. Muggs and his girlfriend Phoebe B. Beebe retired from show business to a quiet life. The couple were still alive as of 2012. Muggs would be 65 years old.
 

stringertom

Bionic Poster
Behold A Pale Horse is a book viewed as a manifesto for anti-government conspiracy theorists and deals with subjects as far ranging as AIDS, extraterrestrials and the JFK assassination.
 

ojo rojo

Hall of Fame
A.s.s.A.s.s.in origin of word is rather unusual.


assassin (n.)


1530s (in Anglo-Latin from mid-13c.), via French and Italian, from Arabic hashishiyyin"hashish-users," plural of hashishiyy, from the source of hashish (q.v.).

A fanatical Ismaili Muslim sect of the mountains of Lebanon in the time of the Crusades, under leadership of the "Old Man of the Mountains" (translates Arabic shaik-al-jibal, name applied to Hasan ibu-al-Sabbah), they had a reputation for murdering opposing leaders after intoxicating themselves by eating hashish. The plural suffix -in was mistaken in Europe for part of the word (compare Bedouin). Middle English had the word as hassais(mid-14c.), from Old French hassasis, assasis, which is from the Arabic word.
 
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A.s.s.A.s.s.in origin of word is rather unusual.


assassin (n.)


1530s (in Anglo-Latin from mid-13c.), via French and Italian, from Arabic hashishiyyin"hashish-users," plural of hashishiyy, from the source of hashish (q.v.).

A fanatical Ismaili Muslim sect of the mountains of Lebanon in the time of the Crusades, under leadership of the "Old Man of the Mountains" (translates Arabic shaik-al-jibal, name applied to Hasan ibu-al-Sabbah), they had a reputation for murdering opposing leaders after intoxicating themselves by eating hashish. The plural suffix -in was mistaken in Europe for part of the word (compare Bedouin). Middle English had the word as hassais(mid-14c.), from Old French hassasis, assasis, which is from the Arabic word.
Word is that the original thugs were in India.
Thuggees, a Sanskrit word meaning concealment, were an organized gang of professional assassins – sometimes described as the world's first mafia – who operated from the 13th to the 19th centuries in India. Members of the fanatical religious group, who were infamous for their ritualistic assassinations carried out in the name of the Hindu Goddess Kali, were known as Thugs, a word that passed into common English during the British occupation of India.
http://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends/thuggees-cult-assassins-india-002145
 
Films and television are often the most funny when animated. I met "Beavis and Butt-Head" creator Mike Judge by chance soon before MTV picked-up his show. He was very funny and enjoyed doing voices.
 
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