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mousethief

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Take a famous book or movie title. Swap out one letter for another, or add one letter, or remove one letter, to make a title with a quite different meaning. EG:

King Solomon's Mints
She Stomps to Conquer

Just one letter. Please only up to three titles per post (huge lists are just a pain and make it less fun for everybody).

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Pangolin Guerre
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The Battle of the Bilge (a naval epic)
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no prophet's flag is set so...

Proceed to see sea
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Piddler on the Roof. (A tinkling musical)
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Amanda B. Reckondwythe

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From Her to Eternity: A soldier's wedding night turns out to be his last.

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"We're not in Wonderland anymore, Alice." – Charles Manson

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Pangolin Guerre
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A Horus Line (Sondheim walks like an Egyptian)
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mousethief

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The Voyage of the Damn Treader

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“Religion doesn't fuck up people, people fuck up religion.”—lilBuddha

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633 Squidron
(A daring raid by well-organised cephalopods)

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Sipech
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Ah, this was doing the rounds on Twitter last night. I had:

The Diving Comedy
Naomi Klein's 'No Pogo'

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Of Ice and Men

or

Of Mice and Me

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jedijudy

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Those famous cooking movies:
Stir Wars and Big Dish.

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Jasmine, little cat with a big heart.

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Or that fillum about replacement body parts, The Man With The Golden Gut.

IJ

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The future is another country - they might do things differently there...

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Conspiratorial fish.... The Da Vinci Cod
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Sipech
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Blame Runner

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balaam

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Pulp Faction

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Pup Fiction

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Love the dinner, hate the din.
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Amanda B. Reckondwythe

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The Goo, the Bad and the Ugly -- spaghetti Western in which three desperadoes discover the formula for Crazy Glue.

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mousethief

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The Good, the Bed, and the Ugly -- tale of a drunken hookup and matinal regret.

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Once upon a time in the vest - Glasgow set Western featuring Rab C. Nesbitt.

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I. Autobiography of an evil clown.

Allen. In space nobody can hear you make jokes about existential angst.

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we remain, thanks to original sin, much in love with talking about, rather than with, one another. Rowan Williams

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Sipech
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Planes of the Apes

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balaam

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The philosophical classic 'Citizen Kant.'

[Because Miss Amanda got to the one I was going to post]

[ 02. September 2017, 18:43: Message edited by: balaam ]

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mousethief

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If You Give a Mouse a Nookie

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The Hunt for Bed October.

Either a porn spy thriller or an aim to sleep for a month.

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take out this broken heart and renew my mind.

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A historic epic set in fifth-century England:

Angles and Demons

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I may not be on an island any more, but I'm still an islander.
alto n a soprano who can read music

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Chorister

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The Church Tikes - a weekly tabloid newspaper detailing the shocking antics of Sunday School kids, while their parents' backs are turned, in churches up and down the land. Prepare to be horrified!!!

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Retired, sitting back and watching others for a change.

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mousethief

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Lady Chatterly's Mover

I'm outta here.

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Sipech
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Am currently watching a film which may or may not be called Drag Me To Hull.

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The Thirty-Nine Stews.
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The Gropes of Wrath--the life of Donald Trump

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"We must regain the conviction that we need one another, that we have a shared responsibility for others and the world, and that being good and decent are worth it."--Pope Francis, Laudato Si'

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Gone with the Wine - a mystery about a sommelier who loots the cellar before vanishing.
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churchgeek

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quote:
Originally posted by Piglet:
A historic epic set in fifth-century England:

Angles and Demons

Or, a right-wing exposé of Marx's colleague:

Engels and Demons

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My article on the Virgin of Vladimir

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mousethief

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The Rise and Fall of the Woman Empire

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“Religion doesn't fuck up people, people fuck up religion.”—lilBuddha

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Amanda B. Reckondwythe

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The Jiliad -- Ancient Greek epic poem recounting the adventures that befall a girl and her brother when they fetch a pail of water.

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balaam

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Singin' in the Drain

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Stingin' in the Rain

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The Podfather - yet another Steve Jobs biopic
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War and Pease (military survival cuisine)
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mousethief

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quote:
Originally posted by Pangolin Guerre:
War and Pease (military survival cuisine)

In the US, it's War and Pence.

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Pangolin Guerre
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Happy Dags (sitcom about the high jinx of a group of Scandinavian teens in the 1950s)
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Amanda B. Reckondwythe

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Gone With the Wand -- The Cinderella fable set in the antebellum Deep South.

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'Deaf Poets Society'

Film about the hard of hearing and their dream of running a high-brow open mic night. Drifts uncertainly between un-PC comedy and worthiness.

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The Martin - a nature documentary.

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Lord may all my hard times be healing times
take out this broken heart and renew my mind.

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mousethief

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Little Shoe of Horrors

(I could swear I had a right foot when I left the house this morning.)

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Getting canonical for a moment...

Facts Of The Apostles

Well, according to the literalists anyway.

Shebrews

Paul's Epistle, rendered into the language of second-wave feminism.

Hobrews

Third-wave version of the above.

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More canonical

Fudges - when every man created his own fudge (Samson used honey).

Rob - where a rich man is robbed of everything but his life and his wife

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mousethief

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Bach to the Future

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Tinderella--Searching for love online; glass slippers not required, but Reebok's would be nice.

Flushdance--The private life of Josephine the plumber, from the old commercials.

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--"Oh bat bladders, do you have to bring common sense into this?"--Dragon, "Jane & the Dragon"
--"I'm not giving up--and neither should you." --SNL

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Torah! Torah! Torah!

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Rara temporum felicitate ubi sentire quae velis et quae sentias dicere licet

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balaam

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Raiders of the loft ark

(You never know what is hidden in the attic.)

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Love the dinner, hate the din.
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Jurassic Pork - a discovery of fossilised meat in Dorset changes a butcher's life forever.
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Sioni Sais
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Brie Encounter. A romantic meeting over some soft cheese.

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"He isn't Doctor Who, he's The Doctor"

(Paul Sinha, BBC)

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Amanda B. Reckondwythe

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Bong of Solomon -- Old Testament book generally interpreted as a love song to the Church, written by someone obviously under the influence of an hallucinogenic substance.

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