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Twenty for Thursday + Some bonus Half-baked ideas

Got a deadline?  Need a Crowbar?

Use one of these for your story or for your gag.  Plop one right down in the middle of things. They can be your set-ups, your beats, part of a punchline, character’s point of view in dialogue… just about anything… Most all have an emotion tied to it.

  1.  …Help teach kids _________….
  2. …Big man in the world of___________…
  3. …Evade is my middle name  and  ___________ is my ___________…
  4. …I have always been afraid of _____________…
  5. …_____________  remains a mystery…
  6. …___________ are smiling at me, and it’s awkward_______…
  7. …_____________ appreciates what you said…
  8. …You better act like___________…
  9. …Every time I try it ends up being wrong, until _____________…
  10. …It’s my priority to teach them about germ ________________ …
  11. …__________ needs help being a better person…
  12. …Let me see if I understand what you are ___________…
  13. …We had the same dream two days in a row _________…
  14. …Shout on the phone ___________….
  15. …Is it a peace plan or a how can we profit plan ________…
  16. …____________  nervous wreck all the time….
  17. …It has to be taken care of _________…
  18. …Try to give up ____________…
  19. …It’s all your fault that we  __________…
  20. ….__________  was in a panic and froze….
Half-backed ideas….

– Regular work is for everyone else.

– A college education pays for itself only fifteen percent of the time. Suddenly I have a lot of enthusiasm.

-Jack Straw was all dressed up for the main even fight held in China. He even wore his best propaganda lapel pen so they would know.

-Social Beverage Lunches have been out for a long time! One reason: It’s not acceptable because your employer cannot get as much work out of you.

-Under enemy fire! I need help, the boss sent his doom squad to review my data.

–  Man on a beach in a lounge chair singing. “I got the tropical island blues.”

– Snowball firing squad. We’ll teach that joker who knocked over our snowman.

– I wonder if Tumor Scooper is a bad name for a surgical tool?

– A former pro-sports player stands on a street corner asking for spare change from passing fans.

– Giant city chickens from Estonia are taking over Central Park in an effort to corral the expanding bird watchers market.

Have a great productive day and prove to your audience it’s worth their time!