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reesetee commented on the word baited breath
Only because you accidentally caught me being awake. ;-)
September 16, 2007
jennarenn commented on the word baited breath
D'oh! Good catch.
Maybe if you reel them in. I don't know about realing them in. ;->
Isn't this what fish (and assorted suckers) reek of right before you real them in?
September 15, 2007
You mean... *wait for it*
It was all madeupical??
uselessness commented on the word baited breath
J.K. Rowling can't write! It was a hoax all along!
Oh, geez. I'd have proofread the Harry books--if only they'd asked. *indignant*
oroboros commented on the word baited breath
Sally, having swallowed cheese
Directs down holes the scented breeze
Enticing thus with baited breath
Nice mice to an untimely death.
--Geoffrey Taylor, Cruel, Clever Cat, 1933
...and, get this, from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, (whose publisher could surely afford the services of a proof-reader--sez phrases.org.uk), we have:
"The whole common room listened with baited breath."
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