7/13/2014

Silent and Deadly

(Write even better. Eight story fixes on this week's Jared's Inkwell! -JMG)

Story Sent in by George:

Tammy farted while we were out to dinner together. I planned to pretend not to hear it, but she blew that idea out of the water when she said, "Oh, man. Did you hear that? Someone farted!"

I said, "I... I didn't hear it."

She either ignored me or sensed the lie in my voice. She said, "It wasn't me."

"Okay. I believe you."

"No. Really. It wasn't."

"I believe you. I didn't even hear it. Or smell it."

"IT WASN'T ME!" she shouted, loud enough for most other patrons to hear.

"Okay," I assured her. "It wasn't you."

A little while later, after our food was served, I let loose my own fart. It was definitely loud enough for Tammy to hear. I said, "Did you hear that? Someone farted. Again!"

She clearly read my mind. I was making fun of her. In retrospect it was immature. But based on the silent treatment she gave me for the rest of the meal, it was probably worth it.

2 comments:

  1. These people are simply disgusting, and it's putting me off eating near strangers anymore.

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