Magazine article Word Ways

Length Matters

Magazine article Word Ways

Length Matters

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THE SENTENCES ARE MADE OF WORDS EACH HAVING THE SAME NUMBER OF LETTERS

3 SHE HAD ONE PIE AND ONE JAM BUN FOR TEA HIS NEW TOP HAT WAS FAR TOO BIG FOR HIM SHE HAS NOW GOT ONE NEW RED BAG AND ONE OLD RED HAT HIS DAD DID NOT SAY 'YES', BUT SON TOM HAS GOT HIS NEW CAR NOW! THE VET SAW THE DOG AND ITS CUT LEG, AND THE CAT AND ITS BAD EYE

4 NOTE THAT FOUR PLUS FIVE MAKE NINE BOB'S WOOD SHED HELD MANY PINE LOGS CATS PLAY WITH MICE, THEN THEY KILL THEM MOST BEDS HAVE FOUR LEGS, SOME HAVE NONE THEY BOTH STEP ONTO THIS SIDE PATH WITH CARE 'AHOY', THEY WAVE WHEN THEY PASS NEAR THAT BOAT LAST WEEK BILL WENT INTO THAT CARE HOME, THEN DIED! LAST YEAR, JOHN ON LY TOOK FOUR DAYS AWAY FROM WORK

5 BLOOD CLOTS MIGHT CAUSE DEATH TOMMY TAKES EIGHT NASTY ROUND BROWN PILLS DAILY AFTER LUNCH JASON WALKS SEVEN MILES EVERY THREE HOURS ALONG THOSE SUNNY SANDS

6 HELGA'S SISTER STAINS WOODEN GARDEN FENCES

7 JANUARY BROUGHT DELUGES CAUSING FLOODED STREETS

THE SENTENCES ARE MADE OF WORDS WHICH PROGRESSIVELY INCREASE BY 1 LETTER

1-7 I DO NOT LIKE GOING AROUND CIRCLES

1-7 I DO NOT WANT THOSE FILTHY BUCKETS

1-8 I GO OUT FOUR TIMES WEEKLY GROCERY SHOPPING

3-10 THE WARM SUNNY CLIMES ATTRACT NUMEROUS ICELANDIC INSURGENTS

SUSAN THORPE

Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, England

thorpeds@hotmail. …

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