Friday, January 20, 2012

55 Topical Words

“Sir, the newspapers say you admitted to your housekeeper that you burned your house down for the insurance because your wife ran up your credit cards just before divorcing you for cheating on her with transvestites. Is this true?”

“That story is false!” he expostulated righteously, thinking, I never told the housekeeper they were transvestites!



  1. No resemblance to persons or news stories, living or dead, is intended.

    ; )

    However, resemblance to 55 Flash Fiction is deliberate.

  2. Herb....
    Thank You for visiting.
    Most excellent first contribution I might add.
    I hope you found this to be challenging, creative,
    and first and foremost....FUN!
    Please join us again next Friday.
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

    1. ha long as there is one bit you can plausibly deny you just might get away with it...smiles.

  3. G-Man: Many thanks for stopping by!

    Brian: It's all in the way you fake the outrage. As far as I can tell from watching the news, it works every time.