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Style Invitational, Week 827: More Honorable Mentions

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Saturday, July 25, 2009; 12:00 AM

More Honorable Mentions from Week 827 of The Style Invitational, which sought haiku about current events:

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"Defense of marriage"
runs afoul of state affairs.
Elephants forget. (Yuki Henninger, Vienna, a First Offender)

Father of four seeks
A soul mate on the Pampas:
Five days of fun, tears. (Sue Lin Chong, Baltimore)

Sanford sans sons, plus
Mistress in Argentina:
That's some Father's Day. (Diana Salowe, Long Island City, N.Y., a First Offender)

A week of obits:
Celebrities dropping like
Leaves in the Dead Pool. (J. Larry Schott, Gainesville, Fla.)

Anagram
"Tegucigalpa,
Honduras" converts to "Uh,
Stage a coup, darling." (Brendan Beary, Great Mills, Md.)

Economists flop.
Predictions didn't pan out.
All losses, no Keynes. (John O'Byrne, Dublin)

Where is my bailout?
I work hard. No debts. Green car.
What's for me? The bill. (Cy Gardner, Arlington)

Moussavi , it's me,
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad:
Iran and you lost. (Bill Smith, Bethesda)

Bernie will do time
Dressed in an orange jumpsuit.
Hardly Italian. (Christopher Lamora, Arlington) ?

The Minnesota
Senate race: Situation
Norm/Al: All fouled up. (Chris Doyle, Ponder, Tex.)

Kill flies? Yes we can!
Dealing with Iran's nut case?
That's a bit harder. (Ron Nessen, Bethesda)


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