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Trap Question

“There’s one question you never want to be asked,” announced Parker. “Have you stopped beating your girlfriend?” asked Renfrew. “What?” asked Parker. Simone laughed. “What about, ‘why are you so stupid?’” “That’s a good one,” said Ariana. “I’m partial to, … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Normal

When Bret reached the door of the bank, Tiffany watched as he push the bottom of the door open with his foot. “Why did you do that?” she asked. “Do what?” “You kicked the door.” “No I didn’t,” said Bret. … Continue reading

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Royal Watching

At the beginning of the work day, Meghan sat at her desk waiting for Daniel to arrive. Ever since he started at the office, she’d wanted to get to know him better. As he slipped past the front door, she … Continue reading

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Only The Smart Survive

John sniffed the air and frowned. “What’s that smell?” “I’m cooking a casserole. Why?” asked Carla. “I think it’s burning.” Carla sniffed a few times. “I don’t smell it.” “Well, something’s not right,” frowned John. “Maybe we should order a … Continue reading

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The Break Up

“If tears were raindrops, your face would be a desert, you heartless son of a -“ shouted Morgan. “That’s actually pretty clever,” admitted Paul. “I wasn’t trying to impress you. It was supposed to tear at your very soul.” “They’re … Continue reading

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Dog Poo and Relationships

“I wonder what dogs think when they watch us pick up their poo when we take them on walks?” asked Joseph during lunch. Tracy grimaced. “I’m trying to eat.” “They’re probably flattered,” suggested Ed. “Maybe they think it’s part of … Continue reading

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Life is a Puzzle

Rebecca closed her laptop and uttered a guttural moan. “Problem?” asked Magnus. “I spent that last two hours watching TED talks,” said Rebecca. Magnus didn’t respond. Instead, he returned to a jigsaw puzzle he’d spent the last week assembling. “It … Continue reading

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