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Loose apronyms:
Perfect Apronyms OnlyAll Apronyms
BEDCOVERBasic Esprit De Corps Offers Virgins Eventual Repentance Rico Leffanta
People & Relationships:Love & Lust
BRICKBuilding Requires Intricate Construction Knowledge Tony Moore
CANDLECylindrical Artifact, Non Dripping, Light Emitting. Tony McCoy O'Grady
COB (3)Container, Or Basket Tony McCoy O'Grady
COLLECTIONSCommon Objects, Layout Lovingly Established, Changing Them Into Objects Now Significant. Roger Williams
CURTAINCloth Used Regularly Turns Atmosphere Into Nighttime Tony McCoy O'Grady
DENTURESDentists Extract Natural Teeth Using Revenue Enhancement Schemes Rico Leffanta
DICEDeals In Chance Events Sean Lamb
DOOR KNOCKERDigitally Operated Object Reveals Knowledge Now Of Caller's Keylessness - Entry Required. Tony McCoy O'Grady - who made this up just to use R@@@@ as his email address on the Acronym Submission Form
FANForces Air Nearer. Roger Williams
FAN (2)Feeling Always Nice Jan Morgan
FOUNTAIN PENFlows Out... Usually Nice, Though Also It Needs Protectors -- Easily Nasty. Jeff Anonymous. Fountain pens are nice -- I find that I can write better with one than with a ballpoint, though that's not saying much -- but if you put one in your shirt pocket, be sure that you are wearing a pocket protector if you like the shirt much or you don't want to be embarassed.
GARDEN LIGHTSGenerating A Remarkable Display Every Night - Lamps Illuminate Grower's Horticulural Trophy Specimens Tony McCoy O'Grady
GUMGlue - Usually Mucilage Tony McCoy O'Grady
INKWELLI'll Now Keep Writing, Employing Lampblack Liquid Tony
LADDERLying Against Dormer Denotes Elopement? Rather! Patricia Rix
People & Relationships:Love & Lust
LAMP (2)Lost At Midnight? Press. Steve Keate
LAMP (3)Light Atop Manmade Pole Jan Morgan
LAVA LAMPLike A Volcano, A Light Activates Moving Patterns Tony McCoy O'Grady
LAVA LAMP (2)Lacking Any Volcanic Activity, Light Affords Many Possibilities Melanie Merswolke
LIGHTLamp Is Generating Heat Too! Angela Brett
LIGHT (2)Lightbulb, If Glowing, Has This. Tony McCoy O'Grady
LITTERBOXLike Infectious Toxic Tornado, Emanations Render Breathing Only Xperimental Patricia Rix
LOCKLacking Owner's Combination / Key Angela Brett
LOCKSLocks/Lock! Open: Compatible Keys! Security! Charles H. Montgomery, Jr.
NAPKINNicely Arranged Paper Keeps It Neat Daryl Thomas
NIBNumerous Ink Blotches Tony
OILOh, It Lubricates! Roger Williams
OSSETTOrnate Spare Secretes Extra Toilet Tissue Tony McCoy O'Grady (Ossett is defined in 'The Meaning of Liff' by Douglas Adams and John Lloyd as meaning, 'A frilly spare-toilet-roll-cosy.')
Words & Wordplay:Liffs
PAPER (2)Parchment Advances Produced Economical Replacement Tony Moore
PENPaper-Embellishing Nib Angela Brett
PENCILPlease Erase Non-Correct Illustrations/ Letters Angela Brett
PENCIL (2)Prudish Euphemistic Name Concerns Its Lead Patricia Rix
PENCIL (3)People Enjoy Nice Colours In 'Leads' Tony McCoy O'Grady
PENCIL (4)Printing Enabled. Notable Contribution Is Lead! Roger Williams
PENCIL (5)Plumbus's Excluded, Now Carbon's In Lieu Tony McCoy O'Grady, in response to PENCIL (4). Pencils have never, ever contained lead. Carbon in the form of graphite has been misnamed for ages. (See PEDANTRY for a correction.)
PLIERSPerhaps Lying In Elecrician's Rumpled Satchel. TMcCO'G who has noticed that Plumbers usually carry a sturdy toolbox, but Electricians often use an old leather carryall.
PLIERS (2)Possibly Lost Items Easily Retrieved... Sometimes Roger Williams
PLUGPush Lightly Until Grounded Matthew Oram
POT (7)Piece Of Terracotta Jon Barker
POWER TOOLSPlug On Wall - Electricity's Released To Operate On Lumber Stocks Tony McCoy O'Grady
SAWSplit Apart Wood Angela Brett
Assorted Verbs
SAW (3)Seen Around Workshops Angela Brett
SCISSORSSnips Cardboard In Seconds - Slashing Others Requires Sharpening. Angela Brett
SHALESlipping Has A Lovely Ending Rico Leffanta
SPOOLSpindle Product's Outputted Onto Loop Tony McCoy O'Grady
SPRINKLERSSpritzing Precipitation Rains In Navigational Kinetics. Liquid Enriches Rotating Sections Jan Morgan -- watering system
STAIR (2)Specific Tread And Its Riser Tony McCoy O'Grady
SUITCASESuitably Un Intesting Transport Capsule Aiding Stylish Escape Matthew Oram
SURE (2)Spraying Underarms Removes Exudations Tony McCoy O'Grady, referring to a brand of deodorant
TERRYTowelling - Envelope Robe Round Yourself Tony McCoy O'Grady
TAMPAX (2)These Aren't Men's Products Apparently - Xtraordinary! TMcCO'G
WASHERWhen A Seal Has Expired, Replace! Tony McCoy O'Grady
WICKWith Illumination Comes Knowledge Gavin Lambert (thinking lantern wick in an old library or something)
Art & Literature
WICK (2)What's Inside Candles; Kindling Gavin Lambert