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Lunch with Someone from Down~Under October 20, 2012

Posted by nrhatch in Food & Drink, Humor, Travel & Leisure.
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Tomorrow, we have a blog meet-up planned with one of the two intrepid co-captains of Team Oyeniyi.

Robyn has traveled halfway around the world from Australia to Florida.  We need travel only halfway across the state to complete the meet.

Robyn’s here for a business conference . . . although, from the sound of her latest post, it seems more like a drinking convention.

Lunch is planned at Seasons 52.

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Hmm . . . I wonder if Robyn will drink us under the table?

Maybe that’s how they do it down under . . . right after tossing another shrimp (or scallop) on the barbee.

Aah . . . that’s better.

Wham Bam . . . Shazam! October 20, 2012

Posted by nrhatch in Humor, Joke, Word Play, Writing & Writers.
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Walking deserted
sands.  “A magic lamp!  I want
a million dollars.”

Done!  “And a Jaguar
convertible.”  Poof!  A car. 
“Now, genie, make me . . .

to women.”  Shazam!  You’re a
box of chocolates.

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Inspiration: a long-standing joke about the magical propensities of chocolate.

Image Source: Wikipedia ~ Jinn (in Public Domain)

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Trifecta Weekend Challenge:

The Monkey’s Paw, a short story by W.W. Jacobs, is about the strings that come with granted wishes.  We are asking you to write 33 words exactly about three wishes that come at a high price to the wisher.

Care to play along?