Tag: Humor

Strictly Short Humour

                Strictly Short Humour – Not duplicated elsewhere Word count 10116 Hiking Etiquette, Glossary And Wisdom Affirmation – Are we here yet?  The answer is always yes. Are we there yet? – If said subject to capital punishment. Bad hike – One or more die. … Continue reading Strictly Short Humour

Barberian

 Word count 552                                   At 8pm on a Thursday night Duke received a call from Sally, his regular barber of five years. “Duke, this is Sally from ‘Hair Apparent’ where you get your hair cut.  I got your number from your sign in at the shop.” … Continue reading Barberian

Pass

Word Count 291                                                          I really enjoyed the story “Rocket To Oblivion” by Isaac Heinlein Clarke in the online Space Time Stories.  His depiction of relations between Neptunians and Earthers was the most sensitive and tasteful that I had ever read about contact between humans and … Continue reading Pass

Short

    Word count 1394                                           Duke and Gary, actuaries for a large Portland insurance company, were having lunch together.  As usual they were complaining about their treatment as short guys.  Duke started off with “You know we are usually ignored and stats prove that we get … Continue reading Short

Old

Word count 5500                                            The Perfect Couple Everyone thought that Janet and Mike Wilkie were the perfect couple, and with good reason.  Both of them were as close to physically perfect as imaginable.  Janet was a tall Filipina – Irish mix and Mike was Italian … Continue reading Old

Dark

Word count 2873                                                       Jackie Helms was doing her periodic review of the employee groups’ health data for her employer Healthion Insurance, when one set of numbers jumped out at her.  The claims rate for Dark Hill Brewers was 45% of normal for similar size … Continue reading Dark