Tag Archives: stupidity

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

Posted in fiction, flash fiction, humor, humour, short fiction, short story, story, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Enlightened Scholarship

“I assume everyone here believes in evolution,” said Dr. Alisch with a flourish of his hand. It was the first day of college and everyone was desperately trying to avoid eye contact with the professor. Levi gulped hard. He wasn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Electric Bike Vindication

Brent took a sip of coffee he just picked up at the drive-through window and cringed. “They put too much sugar in it. It’s like drinking candy.” Reggie lunged at the steering wheel from the passenger seat as they nearly … Continue reading

Posted in driver, driving, e-bike, education, electric bike, fiction, flash fiction, humor, humour, road, short fiction, short story, story, stupidity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in coffee, counter-evolution, evolution, fiction, flash fiction, humor, humour, mall, short fiction, short story, story, stupid, stupidity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A True Tale of the Stupid and Bizarre

I watched a young woman race across the street against four lanes of speeding traffic, then stop in the last lane to avoid a puddle. She forced a car to stop, the driver honking violently. She held up her hand … Continue reading

Posted in driving, humor, short story, story, stupidity | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments