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• Scrine is the home of lost, forgotten, and lonely sentences.

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• Scrine gives everyone plenty of rope to play with, but reminds everyone that even the longest rope is capable of hanging a person.

• Censorship is ugly, but still not the ugliest bird in the sky. Happily, this has never been necessary.

• The appropriateness of all sentences will remain the sole discretion of Scrine's tender.

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• Membership is required to post your own sentences. Joining is quick and painless.

• With membership comes the unique privilege of calling yourself a Scriner.

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• The above sentence may be the only sentence on this site that is 100% true.

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Fish food :: 'mouse

After 17 hours of relentless rain, Jackie looked out and saw several salmon and what appeared to be a 600-pound marlin which had apparently followed the trail of grass seed up from the San Francisco Bay into her back yard.

    TAGS:  rain, fish, salmon, San Francisco, marlin

fishy :: boot

Fish are not made of breadcrumbs, nor are they made of wool.

    TAGS:  fish, wooly

Grandpa used to always say he had a migraine headache, but I think it was from grandma slapping him around with that largemouth bass.

    TAGS:  fish, migraines

Jerry thought he’d got off lightly when the judge sentenced him to a slappin’ for his crimes - but only because he’d never had one - and the judge was satisfied because he’d seen the rehabilitative results of the Justice Trout before, and so it was one of those rare days in the judicial system when, for just a little while, all the fish won.

    TAGS:  justice, fish, justice trout, rehabilitation, trout

“Because I’m lazy” is *not* an acceptable excuse.

    TAGS:  excuses, fish, lazy, houseguests, unacceptable

The chief believed in the beauty of microwaves, but would never, under any circumstances, ever push the “Fish” button.

    TAGS:  The Chief, cooking, fish, microwaves

Dream Fish :: Keith

We chased the fish from the hotel lobby and down the street, ashamed of ourselves when we finally caught it and discovered the fish was actually an old woman who’d been mistaken for a catfish by a passing construction worker who thought she’d escaped from the hotel’s fountain; “I’m so sorry,” I said, then looking closely at her whiskery face, was forced to lie, “I really don’t see how that man could have mistaken you for a catfish.”

    TAGS:  dreams, fish, catfish, old women

The penguins were mesmerized by the colorful pages of the graphic novels and forgot all about asking the girl if she had any fish in her bag.

    TAGS:  fish, penguins, The Wandering Librarian, graphic novels

omfish :: boot

What is the sound of one fish clapping?

    TAGS:  fish, clapping, om

The Chief knew that security was always tight down at the court house, but he couldn’t help but wonder how easy it would be to slip past all the guards and their electronic surveillance equipment with a carp in his pocket.

    TAGS:  The Chief, carp, fish, security

Henry’s Fish :: Keith

“Think of it as a cellphone,” Henry told the officer when asked to explain why he had a fish in his pocket, “but a cellphone that doesn’t mind falling out of your shirt pocket and landing in the toilet from time to time.”

    TAGS:  Henry, cellphones, fish

The fish loved their new knit scarves, but could only smile politely when the knitter asked them how they liked their mittens.

    TAGS:  knitting, fish, mittens


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