4/05/2016

At Least, Not on My Face

Story Sent in by Julius:

I promised Louise that I'd take her to one of my favorite uptown restaurants. We were both coming from downtown so we met up in a small park, walked together to the subway, and hopped on.

Our destination was several stops away. As we rode I tried to make conversation but she kept avoiding my gaze and side-stepping my questions, as if she really didn't want to talk to me at all.

As the train slowed down to stop at a station a few down from our destination, she turned and stared me right in the face. It was like I had offended her but I hadn't said anything. When the doors opened, she yelled at me, "Desenex warned you!" and bolted from the train.

I was so stunned that I didn't even follow her. The doors closed between us and whisked me uptown.

I stepped off at the next stop, grabbed a latte at a place I knew up there, then turned around and went home. I don't have any idea what she was talking about. I know that Desenex is a type of antifungal medication, but I didn't have any fungus on me that day.

9 comments:

  1. OP does not sound like a very fun-guy.

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  2. Maybe you didn't leave her mush room on the seat next to you?

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  3. OP was right to leave... why take shiitake from someone you just met?

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  4. What do you call a canine magician? A labra-cadabra-dor! Wait, I think I did this wrong...

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    1. What do you call a cow with no legs? Ground beef.

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    2. What do you call a bear with no teeth? A gummy bear.

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  5. You didn't even get a chance to ask her what was wrong? You'd think she at least wood ear you out!

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  6. I'm voting for "acting crazy to get out of a bad date"

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  7. She was put off because OP was wearing his cordyceps.

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