Tweet in the Blank: What’s Your Favorite Magic Twick?

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This week’s tweet in blank figure is the master of illusion, Harry Houdini. What Would Houdini Tweet?

Give your best guess in the comments below — your tweet could win you a free copy of our new book Historical Tweets: The Completely Unabridged and Ridiculously Brief History of the World.

As always, the reasonably official rules are: we’ll select our favorite quotes from the comments below and then allow fans to vote on the best one — most votes wins the book.

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Posted by: Twitter Historian on June 2nd 2010

Posted in: 1900-1950, Tweet in the Blank, Uncategorized

18 Responses to “Tweet in the Blank: What’s Your Favorite Magic Twick?”

  1. stellacat responded on 02 Jun 2010 at 8:53 am #

    Almost died today. That makes…what…9,987 near death experiences? Only a few more until I reach the big 10!

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  3. philbert responded on 02 Jun 2010 at 10:57 am #

    @DarlingBessHoudini Baby, not the sex handcuffs again. This thing is getting lame, you know.

  4. Eve responded on 02 Jun 2010 at 11:39 am #

    Inviting anyone and everyone to punch me in the stomach. All comers welcome!

  5. RockGolf responded on 02 Jun 2010 at 12:03 pm #

    Tonite I broke out of str8jkt & 7 sets of padlocked chains in 2 mins. Underwater. Got to my car & my keys locked inside. FML

  6. CPK responded on 02 Jun 2010 at 12:30 pm #

    My stomach hurts, but it was probably just something I had for dinner.

  7. ladysnot responded on 02 Jun 2010 at 1:11 pm #

    Wife thought David Copperfield was a Dickens character. Guess I should take up a pen and tell her she’s wrong.

  8. Kristin responded on 02 Jun 2010 at 2:27 pm #

    Gotta talk to Motown. Got an idea for song lyrics. Chain, chain, chain … chain of … oh, dang, I’m stuck.

  9. Barb responded on 03 Jun 2010 at 10:53 am #

    Arghh! The key is in the pants that went to the cleaners!

  10. Laura responded on 03 Jun 2010 at 2:27 pm #

    Where did I leave those damn keys?!

  11. stumptown1 responded on 03 Jun 2010 at 5:11 pm #

    Kids at school locked me in my locker again today. Using the time to do some career planning.

  12. cerahsee responded on 03 Jun 2010 at 7:19 pm #

    @jgordy_ironfist I want you to hit me. I want you to hit me as hard as you can. #ouch

  13. Susan responded on 04 Jun 2010 at 8:39 am #

    Check out these abs. Go ahead, hit me.

  14. Susan responded on 04 Jun 2010 at 8:40 am #

    @Deliveryman Will leave empty milk can by back door when finished with it.

  15. archivist responded on 04 Jun 2010 at 9:06 pm #

    @dearmother Got caught in chains again. Wonder if I could make a business out of it…

  16. christine responded on 06 Jun 2010 at 12:47 am #

    (1917) ” So…I’m in a coffin right now…buried alive. It’s only been like 15 minutes and I’m bored as hell. “

  17. vivaldacious responded on 07 Jun 2010 at 5:30 pm #

    RT if you can see this.

  18. Danlwlch responded on 08 Jun 2010 at 7:37 am #

    World’s greatest escape artist, and I can’t get out of garbage duty…


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