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So I called Lily, who came over with a two-liter of Diet Green Tea, a bag of Cheese Newts (I still hadn't had breakfast), and some book she found called The Big Book of Death.
It was a Big Book meeting, one in which the participants read from the book that is the centerpiece of the fellowship known as Alcoholics Anonymous.
In The Big Book of Beastly Mispronunciations, Charles Harrington Elster argues that “syncopated pronunciations tend to improve the fluidity of speech” and cites “VEJ-tuh-bul” for vegetable, “FAM-lee” for family and “DY-pur” for diaper.
I am such an awful tease, as is required by the Big Book of Rules for Adult Conspiracy Indiscretions.
"And if she offers you the Big Book of Insults for All Occasions?"