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10/06/2006: Fun Fact: Sometimes Parentheticals are Called "Readers"

I'm in terrible rush today, gentle readers. So I only have time for a brief post. I've decided to present you with a brief list of interesting parentheticals. Sometimes you can do things with these that you might not have thought of.

(for the thousandth time)
(in Swahili)
(mouth full)
(between coughs)
(suddenly working class)
(feigning obliviousness)
(secretly fuming)
(bitter yet fighting it)
(around a swollen tongue)

Neat and compact, these can to do the work of great globs of stage direction. And these don't even include the ones that are little cheats like (while opening the envelope), in which genuine action is brought into a line.

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