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What do you call a wall-banged kindle book?

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Post by LoveHistory » Tue June 28th, 2011, 7:03 pm

Flusher (so bad I had to flush it out of my eReader) or boinker (for that satisfying cartoon *boink* sound when you bounce it out of your eReader). For that matter how about bouncer?

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Post by Misfit » Tue June 28th, 2011, 7:40 pm

Flusher has possibilities ;)
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Post by TeralynPilgrim » Mon July 11th, 2011, 3:52 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Why's it called Kindle? I think it's a rather silly name as I only associate kindle with fire ie kindling a fire - maybe a fire of all the left-over paper books?![/quote]

That's terrible! Especially since I just finished reading Fahrenheit 451.
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon July 11th, 2011, 3:56 pm

I'm probably the only one with this association, but kindle is what you call it when rabbits give birth. As in, "Do you know the date this doe is likely to kindle?"

It always amuses me to think of these electronic readers multiplying like rabbits. But as I have discovered to my annoyance, they die about at easily as week-old bunnies!

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