Friday, 5 March 2010

Friday Flash 55

She rolled her eyes - they travelled speedily across the floor. She cast a glance over her shoulder. A man threw it back. 'Fool,' she snarled. The bells on his jester's cap jingled.
'Why is everyone so literal?' she complained then looked at the sign on the easel. 'Annual Literal Convention' she read. Not Literary.

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  1. Clever word play. Jesters were the court fools, and literal not literary. Great 55 :)

    My 55 is The Schedule

  2. An easy mistake :-)
    Enjoyed that.

  3. lol. too funny. great 55.

    mine is up!

  4. The 55s are a great vehicle for word play and yours was highly effective indeed!

    Here's mine.

  5. Yes, I am with the rest, very clever word play here.

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  6. Janice...
    It's a good thing that she didn't have a frog in her throat!
    Excellent 55 My Dear.
    Thank You so much for playing today,
    You Rock
    Please have a Kick Ass Week-End...G

  7. I LOVE this! was Amelia Bedelia the guest speaker? LOL

    (and I can't believe that Galen just told you to have a 'Kick Ass' weekend after this...doesn't he know what that will mean?! LOL)

  8. What a difference an ending makes! I enjoyed that.

  9. Great control and use of words! indeed!


  10. That was literally delightful.

    My post is up here.

  11. hehe- very clever! From visiting my blog (see the Nov. Neologism post if you forgot), you'll know I like wordplay.I can also "hear those "Bells go off" in that ah-ah moment.

  12. Thank you folks for your kind comments.
    Susan, I was not familiar with Amelia Bedelia and had to look her up. Now I think I've been deprived and shall have to track down some of her stories!


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