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#1 2008-09-29 03:00:20

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
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'the plot sickens' for 'the plot thickens'

This is common and usually used deliberately, but there are many instances where it looks accidental:

The plot sickens when Durjan Singh becomes an illegal arms smuggler in partnership with Mr Saxena (Ranjeet), whose daughter Sonia (Kajol) loves Vijay …
www.ultraindia.com/movies/filmography/f … AN%20ARJUN

As the story splashes through the escalating gore toward its denouement—as the plot sickens—a certain grimness of tone creeps in.
www.nytimes.com/2005/05/08/books/review … html?fta=y

Devastated, the father visits the burial ground again, and it’s at this point that the plot sickens. Up to now, “Pet Sematary” has been decidedly mundane, ...
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/lon … a0aab5.htm

Suffice it to say, without giving too much away, the plot sickens in connection with a hospital coke machine and a coked up Santa. ...
newsblaze.com/story/20071130125306tsop.nb/topstory.html

The plot sickens as we find Sam & Max with a new case to free the hostages of a daytime talk show whose host is an omage to Oprah Winfrey. ...
www.justadventure.com/reviews/SamMaxS1Ep2/SitCom.shtm

Ahhh, but the plot sickens when Screech and Lisa can’t stay married due to Lisa’s allergy to Screech. Instead, the two remaining couples get to adopt …
www.ipodobserver.com/story/28940 – 21k – Cached – Similar pages

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