Wordle #140 – Barney Nogood


This week’s words: Demur (v)) to make objection, especially on the grounds of scruples; take exception; object)  Clandestine (adj)) characterized by, done in, or executed with secrecy or concealment, especially for purposes of subversion or deception; private or surreptitious)  Freight  Ocean Turbulent  Hook  Rope  Gasp  Plunge  Consent  Pinpoint Savage

It was hard to pinpoint the moment when the savage attack happened.

It was quite clear from the result that there was no consent in the matter. The body of Barney Nogood, a rather clandestine figure in crime circles, was found at the end of a rope slung over the Cliffs of Despair.

The Cliffs were a common place where criminals ended up, plunged over the cliffs and into the ocean except in Barney’s case his body was suspended above the crash and turbulent oceanic waves, a lesson maybe for other would be crims.

Barney was not what one might refer to as a demur sort of man, rather he told it as he saw it which in hindsight suggested he’d given his opinion once too often.

His body was suspended in such a way the police had to use a giant hook to secure his body and raise it up.

They collectively gasped as they looked at his body, badly beaten and a freight stamp was pasted to his head suggesting in no uncertain terms where his body and soul was destined for.


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13 Responses to Wordle #140 – Barney Nogood

  1. Sadje says:

    Good one, Michael.

  2. Lyn says:

    Excellent use of the words, Michael 🙂

  3. Nice finishing touch Michael 🙂

  4. crimsonprose says:

    Nice one, Michael, told without holds 🙂

  5. Excellent my friend.

  6. Jules says:

    That bit with the Freight Stamp, very clever. 😉

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