Thursday, 1 September 2011

BARKMANIA




BARKMANIA - BBC SCOTLAND for CBBC

Writer:
Scripting 30 comic-strip style sketches starring dog characters for flash "Who Let The Dogs Out" spinoff.

Appeared on the CBBC website for BBC Online.


While writing them, I banked a kennel-load of words and phrases associated with dogs and doggie things.

Posting my starter list here as my open-source gift to the Internet, to help anyone else who needs sparking up those canine synonyms and word-associations.

Hide behind tree
Peeing up a tree
Cocking a leg
Bury bones
Bones
Poodle
Washing the dog - shampoodle
Bloodhound - Vampire Dog
Collie
Wagging Tail
Growl - Woof - Bark - Yap - Whimper - Grrrr - Doggone - Howl - Ruff
Great Dane
Canine
Puppy - Litter - Puppies
Lapdog
Hotdog
Watchdog
Fur
Running on the spot - Running in circles
Coat
Fleas - Shave - Scratching
Mongrel - Uncertain Breed
Breed
Alsatian
Hound
Mastiff
Beagle
Sniffing - Wet Nose
Pack
Master
Good Hearing
Smelling Terrible
Guide dog
Pointer
Coyote
Setter
St. Bernard
Retriever
Gun Dog
Greyhound
Whippet
Fetch!
Throwing stick
Chew toy - squeak - stick
Scent
Bad dog! - Obedience
Sit! Stay! Lie Down! Beg!
Crossing paws
Trials - Dog trials - sheepdog
Lead - Leash - Choke Chain
Dog Show - Best in show - scruffiest
Mutt
Chihuahua
Dachshund
Doberman
Muzzle
Dog blanket - basket
Dog Eared
Nose
Collar
Kennel
Dog Handler
Walk - walkies - stay!
Chum
Can’t reach
Bite - bites - teeth
Chasing own tail - jump - roll over
Police dog
Rubber ball
Dig
Dog tags
Dog fashion
Talking dogs
Vet
Leads Leashes Collars
Pants - Panting - Drool - Tongue
Stray Dog
Dog Catcher
Cats and Dogs
Dalmatians - Spot - Spots
Dog food
Bone
Tins
Water
Meat
Bowl
Cocker Spaniel
Moulting
Bulldog
Guard Dog
Police Dog - Cops
Greyhound
Retriever
Dingo - Wolf - Fox
Bite
Snarl
Heel
Dogsbody
Pooch
Dog’s Dinner
It’s a Dog’s Life
Dog Eat Dog
Let sleeping dogs lie
Scottie
Terrier
Heads and tails
Barking
Watchdog - security dog
Beware The Dog
Pooched Eggs - Collie Flower
Pet Shop
Gone to the Dogs
Doggie Heaven
Boxer Dog
Fairy Dogmother
Corgi


And for a run of weather forecast sketches, here's the same for weather word associations and phrases...

Thunder and Lightning
Rain
Snow
Shower
Fog
Sleet
Snowfall
Wind - Windy
Wind Chill Factor
Forecast
Summer - Autumn - Winter - Spring
Mild
Atmosphere
Warm Front
Cyclone
Low Pressure
Turbulence
Cloud
Humidity
Met Office
Forecaster
Gales - Gale Force Winds
Drought
Heat
Hurricane
Sun
Typhoon
Tropical Storm
Storm



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