Tag Archive | humor

Five Sentence Fiction — Ringing

Tuesday is when I tackle some Five Sentence Fiction. Feel free to take Lillie McFerrin’s challenge to write a five sentence story based on a single word prompt. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just used for direction. This week’s word is Ringing. Here is my offering: Quasimodo saw the advertisement and […]

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In Other Words… Having Fun with Euphemisms

Are there any Monty Python fans out there?  Are you familiar with the Dead Parrot Sketch?  In this skit, John Cleese attempts to return a parrot to the pet shop he bought it at because it’s dead but Michael Palin, playing the part of the dubious shop owner, contends that the parrot is merely sleeping, […]

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