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Under the Influence

During the morning rush hour, Caitlyn dropped her daughter off at school and started toward the office. Waiting to turn into traffic, she watched a white car stop in the middle of the street. It took a couple of seconds … Continue reading

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

“If you change the angle of the arm, I think you can create more leverage while minimizing tension on the lift winch,” explained Colby. She and Mel were standing behind the desk, staring intently at the computer. “If we increase … Continue reading

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Ben’s First Law of Overcoming Stupidity

When Janette met with her cousin Ben, her head was still reeling. “I can’t believe what just happened to me. You know Bay Street? It’s a oneway heading downtown. I almost hit someone head-on who was going the wrong way. … Continue reading

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Counter-evolution

Two retirees sat in the food court of the mall after their morning walk. “I read that the city outlawed tobogganing within city limits,” said Bert. “Why on God’s green earth would they do that?” asked Mortie. “Lawsuits. Someone got … Continue reading

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Death’s Great Discovery

His given name was Death. He was the kind of guy you couldn’t introduce. He had to be explained. That was the reason Crystal dumped him. She told Death that they weren’t ‘intellectually compatible’. She meant he was stupid. Death … Continue reading

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The World Is Doomed

Initially the ringing was part of his dream, like an unconscious trigger to some repressed memory. Bonnie’s sharp elbow, however, was real enough. “Your phone’s ringing. Babe, your phone’s ringing.” Glen rolled over and swiped at his bedside table. The … Continue reading

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If Stupid Needed a Warning Label

Lazlo and Tracy were huddled in the arena for another of their son’s 6am hockey games. “I’ve lost all faith in humanity,” said Lazlo. “You still had faith in humanity?” “A little, but now it’s gone. Poof,” said Lazlo. “My … Continue reading

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