WARNING - Literary Brainteaser Ahead!
(no pun intended...)
If you're not familiar with the Tom Swifty, it's a type of pun that can be addictive once you start writing a few of your own.
"Don't you dare shoot that rubberband at me!" she snapped.
"I just got another flat," he said tiredly.
"Will you quit rustling around in my closet!" said Leif.
"Who was in the sauna with you while I was at work today?" she asked hotly.
"Unlike you, I've always been a dog person," he barked.
"Watch out for that broken glass!" she said sharply.
"This pencil tip is dull," she said pointedly.
"I wouldn't mind going with you to the tennis match," she said gamely.
"Some of my windows were broken in the storm," he said, pained.
"I don't like going to museums," he said artlessly.
"My cat George is my dearest friend," Tabitha purred.
From Philip Graham:
“Your tears simply do not affect me,” he observed dryly.
From Ruth Hutchison:
"I really don't like tending the garden," he said witheringly.
From Tony Ellis:
"I really like hot dogs," he said with relish.
"You dance just like Fred Astaire," she said gingerly.
"That's not how you draw a circle," he criticized her roundly.