Damn! It’s yet more TV forensics!…

But first…
Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: fulsome, apothecial, lubberly, wannish, sororial, mancipatory, entomic, and mawkish.
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I really must stop watching the bloody things – yes, I do know that the ‘perp’ always gets it in the end – in the courtroom for sentencing, orange prison suit and feet shackled, hands cuffed behind back, and all that – but I don’t sleep very well after sitting in front of that depressing stuff in the evening, even though I’m not really paying much attention, and I’m twanging and riffing on my guitar at the same time…
Yes, it’s those true-real-life US police detective-crime-murder-robbery things that the TV channels are infested with – you even get different production companies featuring the same crime, some dragging it out to a full hour, some doing a quick-fire fast-talking serious-voiced half-hour version that you can hardly keep up with…
Still, they are of benefit to me in one way, I can jot down a few lines of the voice-over for your amusement dear reader, especially ones with interesting phrases and idioms with which we here in the UK, are unfamiliar.
Come on! Let’s jump in and enjoy the drama, the blood, and the misery, once again:

A nine-one-one call came in – what’s your emergency? – a cold dark wet winter evening – burglarized – ignitable liquid? – dabbed with pyrotechnics – a substantial insurance settlement – the autopsy revealed – he’d got away with it again – the polygraph that he didn’t take – satanic worship? – deeply in debt – he left the scene – a restaurant for dinner – surrounded by witnesses – he thought he was a pretty smart guy – he didn’t know where he was at – trampled vegetation outside – then all at once – a suspect in two murders! – he now topped the list of subjects – police finally got a break – based on a microscopic examination – still at large in the community – closing in on the killer – DNA solved it – with an extra forty years added to his sentence…

About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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2 Responses to Damn! It’s yet more TV forensics!…

  1. Sharon Mann says:

    I never watch the US crime shows, I’m busy watching the British mysteries and crime shows, haha.

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