Anyone else remember these? They’re a fun bit of wordplay using adverbs in unexpected ways.
“I just shaved,” said Tom smoothly.
“This candy is delicious,” said Tom sweetly.
“Hey, give me back that whiskey,” said Tom dispiritedly.
“No, I didn’t have an accident,” said Tom recklessly.
I was reminded of Tom Swifties this morning when I came across one that I’d never heard that really made me laugh.
“That’s the last time I’ll ever feed an alligator,” said Tom off-handedly.
Do YOU have any to add?