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A Legal Avocado

The Monday after returning from vacation, Colin sat at his desk, plowing through a mountain of email. Halfway through the morning, Toby popped his head over the cubicle wall.   “Did you know, in the French language, the masculine word … Continue reading

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Intrinsic Motivation

When Dylan arrived at work, he was immediately accosted by Shawn.   “Check it out,” said Shawn. He shoved his phone in Dylan’s face.   “Whoa,” recoiled Dylan. “What are you doin’?”   Shawn checked his phone, just to make … Continue reading

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Brought Down By A Microscopic Particle

Sabrina woke up with the feeling of razors scraping down the back of her throat.   “No, not today,” she said out loud. Each word burned as it flowed from her lungs. Her pillow bore the brunt of her violent … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous of Weapons

Jason arrived back at his cubicle after lunch to find a package sitting on his desk. He flipped open his pocket knife and started cutting it open. Ashley came around the corner and gasped. “You can’t bring a weapon to … Continue reading

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Evolved To A Better Smelling Species

I overheard a conversation in the coffee aisle of the grocery store: “I missed you earlier. Are you feeling okay?” “Like a million dollars-“ “Awesome.” “-in debt.” “Ouch. What’s wrong?” “I got reprimanded at work.” “Why?” “It’s supposed to be … Continue reading

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The Last One Standing

In the middle of the Thursday meeting, Kirk shuffled uncomfortably in his seat. A soft groan caught the attention of Brandon sitting beside him. “You okay?” whispered Brandon. Through clenched teeth, Kirk replied, “I have to pee real bad.” “Ouch,” … Continue reading

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A Difference of Perspective

Bert could feel his ears burning. “Riley!” he shouted. Riley popped his head above his cubicle. “You bellowed?” He wore a sinister smile that only inflamed Bert’s rage. “I’m done with you. Never again. You hear me?” cried Bert. “What … Continue reading

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