Twenty-four-year-old me delivered that line with as much indignation as I could muster. I was at the ticket counter to see a movie, “Easy Rider,” which had just opened. It had a restrictive rating – only those who were 18+ years old could see it.
Remember the old AT&T slogan, “Reach out and touch someone”*? Well Mark, I have to say you’ve really simplified that…
A magic number I never imagined I’d reach!
(Jan. 27, 2017) I won this little contest! Thanks so much to Jessica Baker, whose blog “The Daily Rejection” (Don’t you just love that title, fellow writers?!) featured my winning writing prompt plus Part One of her fabulous story. It’s included here, below. Thanks again, Jessica, in advance, for my prize – the great gift basket you carefully assembled!
Edit: Oh dear! Sadly, I see now that the author of The Daily Rejection blog has taken down her entire site. Therefore my quotes from it were removed too. So sorry! Anyway, I won her contest for “Best Writing Prompt,” which went like this:
When the angel rang the doorbell, Claret was annoyed. He’s early, she thought.
Feel free to use it as the opening sentence of a story, and share it in the comments below if you’re so inclined.
I’m referring to the dozens, nay, scores of books on my Kindle.
…for now. Today I posted the following online messaage:
I forget where I found these irresistible groaners. If you’ve seen them before, just enjoy ’em again as I did! 😅
Well folks, this double vision’s got the best of the Grammar Cop! She was off ‘sick’ during the past week, so instead of grammar goofs, here is…
This new double-vision thing is interesting… but not in a good way. 😬😯 Here’s what I mean:
I’m sure you’ll enjoy this classic little Jewish joke! 😅