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  • Instead of horoscope, I guess I read the horrorscope.

    Ah, the sweet misery of life...

  • Thx for the info update and congrats to WU and Therese for the link! on 21 Mar 2007 at 4: 21 pm thea hey, great news on the aol blog link. wu moving up in the world!! and as always thanks for my horrorscope.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Bric-a-brac

  • My horrorscope said to "give myself credit", so here goes:

    Give yourself credit

  • It was at this wedding that Okra's mother, Fem Kudzu, had gotten Okra's horrorscope cast in iron.

    The Color of Her Panties

  • Then she hauled Okra back into the midst of the festivities-the mashing and bashing, the slam dancing, and the floor show with the drunken harpies harping-and pretended that the horrorscope had never been cast.

    The Color of Her Panties

  • I've heard tell uh this four-bit mind reading an 'forecastin' your horrorscope fer a dime; but I never met up with it before.

    The Trail of the White Mule

  • "And the horoscope proved a horrorscope, no doubt," she said, the smile deepening.

    The Baronet's Bride

  • Nothing else ever came of last week's horrorscope.

    Redsaid

  • And thank you, my horrorscope, for once getting it almost right! is a South African girl living in South Africa.

    Redsaid

  • It releases us momentarily from the strictness of linguistic propriety, in an imaginative Joycean spelling like horrorscope (with its eerie nightmare prognostications) or in the extravagant action of The dog raced down the street emitting excited whelps.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIII No 2

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  • a dire future as predicted by a fortune teller or daily horoscope. Possibly a misspelling of horoscope originally.

    August 4, 2009