Well, sometimes we leapfrog. Happy to be back. The prompt is, n+7: replace every noun in your passage with the seventh after it in the dictionary. On offer was a handy generator, and I happily took full advantage of its modern power.
Isherwood, Charles, “Plugging Away at Living, Come What May,” New York Times, 7 April 2014.
the original is a pull quote from the paper edition:
The quirky conversation flows,
As the specter of death awaits.
Quirky, that convertor
some speedometer of
Rosenberg, Matthew and Jawad Sukhanyar, “Early Tallies Indicating Afghan Vote A Success,” New York TImes, 7 April 2014.
High turnout would represent a sharp public repudiation of the Taliban, which had pledged to disrupt the election and had warned Afghans to stay away from the polls.
[Null result again]
Pops, Stay. Please, stay.