Sunday, October 17, 2010


Welcome to Loqwacious!! Where word play takes on new meanings. For full details on how to play Loqwacious on this blog or on Twitter, please visit the 'Be Loqwacious' page.

The word today is 'SPAN':

Looking for a challenge? Sunday is "ImPROMPTu".
Let this prompt inspire you to new heights of wit and elegance, or not: "When Mr Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventyifirst birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton." -J.R.R. Tolkien

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  1. The hobbits' party was in full swing, when they were suddenly joined by the noted wizard Spandalf. In his long, glittery cloak, he was the very picture of a Strictly Come Dancing competitor. Champion Twirler of the Ring, he span around thrice, and everything went dark...

  2. Bilbo Baggins wished his village spanned all the way to BagBeginning as he dreamed of a new start in life. Alas, it was not to be, the ring would be bagged and destroyed without him...

  3. ... and then Gollum appeared as the lights came back . Frodo , Gandalf and Legolas had to quickly span the distance to where Aragorn was dancing the rhumba and suddenly samba music filled the room. the shift from slow rhythmic rhumba to samba made everyone frenetic until . . .

  4. . . . Spandalf squared up to Gandalf and roared "IMPOSTER!" Gandalf drew himself to his full span of six feet three inches, turned slowly, and looked Spandalf up and down with a supercilious smile beginning to creep across his wise old features. "And who.. or rather WHAT.. is this?" he demanded to know.

    Spandalf placed one hand firmly on his hip, held the other hand up so he could inspect his nails, and pursed his lips. "So you never saw 'Queer Wizard For The Straight Guy' then? I was the star." He tossed his head. "Yes, a star, I tell you ..."