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Mad Lib

By Kathy Lin
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR

Instructions: Fill in words of your choice for the parts of speech listed to the left. Then, fill in the story below with those words. Send your Mad Lib to madlibs@tt.mit.edu!

1. noun, male at MIT:

2. verb, past tense:

3. adverb:

4. amount of time:

5. verb, past tense:

6. number:

7. adjective:

8. feeling (adjective):

9. verb, past tense:

10. MIT location:

11. adjective:

12. clothing item:

13. feeling (adjective):

14. noun, plural:

15. verb:

Disclaimer — None of this actually happened!

President Susan Hockfield announced today that     (1. noun, male at MIT) will be the next MIT provost. “     (1. noun) has     (2. verb, past tense) our community     (3. adverb) for the past     (4. amount of time), Hockfield said. “I have personally     (5. verb) with him     (6. number) times, and it has always been a very     (7. adjective) experience.”

    (1. noun) will be replacing current Provost Robert A. Brown, who will be the next president of Boston University. “I am very     (8. feeling) with this choice,” Brown said. “I have known     (1. noun) since we were both boys and     (9. verb, past tense) together in     (10. location).”

“Bob Brown will leave (a/an) ________ (11. adjective) ________ (12. clothing item) to fill,” said Hockfield, “but I am     (13. feeling) that     (1. noun) will step up to the job.”

On a related note, Brown has announced that his first move as president of BU will be to mandate that all     (14. noun, plural) must     (15. verb) on campus.