“It's serendipity: the name plonks southern Lombok on the tourist map by drawing on people's memories of the more familiar Kuta, a name that means fortress.”
“Boody Rogers, a contemporary of Tex Avery, Harold "Little Orphan Annie" Gray and Chester "Dick Tracy" Gould out-weirded any cartoonist, living or dead, for the bizarre design of his characters and the out-of-control situations he plonks them in.”
“Cliches are mined and then given a surreal coda: a hard-boiled female detective starts eating her polystyrene coffee cup when she gets a new lead; a traditional Italian restaurant is the ideal place for a first date, except that it plonks a whole seagull in a salad; Hercule Poirot makes an appearance at key moments, but in the silent form of Fiona Creese with a paper bag over her head.”
“In short, question eight plonks us in the middle of defining what most lawyers I know admit can't really be defined: that is, the public interest.”
“When Mother plonks herself down at the rickety outdoor restaurant table to wait for Father, I am warmed by the two hundred-crown notes I liberated from her wallet.”
“* PB plonks himselb daon awn teh cowtch nd porez a glars ob plonk *”
“It is rather like reading your book quietly on the train when someone plonks themselves next to you and starts to organise their next trip somewhere by yelling down their mobile phone, as happened to me tonight on the way home.”
“One sea lion plonks itself down across another, pinning it to the rock, while an angry bull lion barks out orders, before chasing a rival back into the ocean.”
“A short fast drum of staccato knocks slowed into a couple of distinct sharp plonks and stopped.”
“*Does loop-teh-loop adn plonks hedfirst into a mesquite bush* — Ai meant to do that –”
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