Pangram for my goddaughter O with alternative endings (now slightly out of date due to changing lockdown rules)
A birthday card delivering extremely fond greetings heads into O’s keeping……..Lockdown means no outdoor picnics, quiet racecourses, shuttered theatres, unusually vacant weekends. Xmas? You’re zapped!
A birthday card delivering extremely fond greetings heads into O’s keeping……. Let’s move now or pretty quickly risk seeing this unspeakable virus win. XXX Your Zeusfather.
One last hurrah for the Pangram, a 26-word essay/story/whatever where each word begins with a successive letter of the alphabet. These were my last surviving efforts, the first being autobiographical:
‘art, Brazil, crosswords, diabetes, etymology, France, gastronomy, horseracing, isolation, jelly-making, kinship, Latin, music, neologism, omelettes, pedantry, quizzing, Russia, semantics, tiddlywinks, uncles, virology, Wadham, xenophilia, yoghurt, zombie’
critic examines the possibility of writing reviews using reverse pangrams, or margnaps.
Zachary Young’s X-rated work visually upstages The Scream! Ribald, quirky painting opens numerous macabre leitmotifs, keeping just inside hallowed guidelines for experimental diabolism challenging bourgeois artistry.
I think I might have got pangrams out of my system, at least until proper jumping racing resumes…….A betting coup demands expert form gathering, handicapping information, jockey knowledge………but let’s not jump the gun.