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Stephen King's Favorite Phrase: Can You Guess?

Discussion in 'Games' started by Christine62, Jan 10, 2014.

  1. Christine62

    Christine62 Well-Known Member

    Here's a clue. It's a two word phrase.
  2. FlakeNoir

    FlakeNoir Original Kiwi© SKMB® Moderator

    Are they in English?
  3. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

  4. FlakeNoir

    FlakeNoir Original Kiwi© SKMB® Moderator

    I think maybe you have it Spidey! :biggrin2:
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  5. danie

    danie I am whatever you say I am.

    He uses "that was" a great deal; as in, "If she'd been thinking straight, that was."
  6. skimom2

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

    My first impulse was, "Can you dig it?" :) Can't think of many of Mr King's books where that phrase isn't used at least once. As deft as he is with language, that is one verbal (or in this case, written), era-specific tic that has stuck with him.

    Two words, though... got me (for now. Though my mind will worry at it like a rat terrier--lol).
  7. MadamMack

    MadamMack M e m b e r

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  8. MadamMack

    MadamMack M e m b e r

    I remember that an old member from the old board had a big problem with that too.
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  9. MadamMack

    MadamMack M e m b e r

  10. MadamMack

    MadamMack M e m b e r

    I meant 'kid'. Or is it kiddo . . .hell, the 'kid' word~
  11. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    'Up yours.'?
  12. MadamMack

    MadamMack M e m b e r

    He's ol skool like that . . .I think that's why I enjoy his writing so much.
  13. Walter Oobleck

    Walter Oobleck keeps coming back...or going, and going, and going

    ...empty devils...but I don't recall the phrase in the others...only Lisey's Story and Doctor Sleep....lean close...Twilight rocks...that's enough...get this...bite me...outta the pool...oo-ops, three words, hey?
  14. FlakeNoir

    FlakeNoir Original Kiwi© SKMB® Moderator

    I still think Spidey may have got it with "Boo-yah!" (can't wait for Christine to log in...)
  15. mustangclaire

    mustangclaire There's petrol runnin' through my veins.

  16. Christine62

    Christine62 Well-Known Member

    yes it is in English
  17. Christine62

    Christine62 Well-Known Member

    Okay, I think I've let you suffer enough: And the correct answer is: Oh yes
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  18. Christine62

    Christine62 Well-Known Member

    And my next quiz question is:

    What is Mr. King's favorite obscure adjective?
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2014
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  19. FlakeNoir

    FlakeNoir Original Kiwi© SKMB® Moderator

    I'd never have gotten that one. Nuh-ah.
  20. Christine62

    Christine62 Well-Known Member

    It's usually pops up in a vengeful character or situation.

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