Sunday, August 24, 2008

Truth Serum 10

"Ah, Shiraz -- did you administer the truth serum?"

"Yes, Sir -- all of it."

"And?"

"It rejected him."

"Bugger. You got nothing? Nothing at all?"

"Well..."

"Yes, Shiraz?"

"Well, he did sell me these books..."

"Bugger."

--ril

9 comments:

fairyhedgehog said...

I love the idea of the truth serum rejecting EE.

Dave F. said...

Short & Fun. Gud Wrk

WouldBe said...

Wow, two great slams in 35 words. Impressive!

Whirlochre said...

Emily Dickinson would be proud of your brevity. Had she not died 122 years ago. I'm with FH — a great idea.

Anonymous said...

Straight to the point with a couple of ha ha ha's! Brevity is working for you here!!

Meri (formerly ME)

freddie said...

Ah, I did not realize ME was Meri. Now I know.

Love this, ril. I too love the idea of the truth serum rejecting EE. Perfect!

McKoala said...

Brilliant.

talpianna said...

Very clever. I always knew that the truth was not in him....

Sarah Laurenson said...

So few words, such deep meaning. Hah! You are the master, ril.