Scrine ~ one part truth, two parts made up truth

What is Scrine?

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

What are the rules?

• Play nice. Be kind. Post only single sentences.

• 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.

Who can play?

• Anyone. Reading along costs nothing but time.

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

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

What about privacy?

• Your information will never be sold, given away, shared, or even traded for an unimaginably delicious slice of pie.

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

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Use this space for notes and reminders to yourself.

This is a private space. Only you will see your notes.

Expiration date is not required, only if you want the note to magically disappear.

A great place to keep your fantastic ideas, like, "Hey! I need to write more sentences about crickets and English gentlemen with unruly beards."

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  • Sentences worth shaking a stick at.

  • Many fine examples of semicolon abuse.

  • Best secret handshake west of the Mississippi.

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Language Barriers

Down at the local shockingly good taco stand a new kind of meat appeared on the menu next to cabeza and lengua, “buche,” which my dictionary translates as “button, nub, knob.”

    TAGS:  bacon, language barriers, eating-buche

I tried for two hours to convince the Asian gentlemen that he may want to reconsider his directory listing – The Turd Avenue Bakery – spelling “third” for him several times, but in the end stupidity got its way.

    TAGS:  spelling, directory listings, language barriers

Perhaps it isn’t stupidity, but rather the challenges created by language that made the client insist on spelling “third” as “turd” which left me wanting for a good online translator that could convert the concept of shit into Vietnamese.

    TAGS:  language barriers, communication challenges, Vietnamese, online translators

Although we can confirm their existence, we are lacking any meaningful quantity, but recent audits have nonetheless ascertained the non-existence of such items.

    TAGS:  language barriers, yes, we have no bananas, we have no bananas today


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