Friday, June 18, 2010

The New Guy

"Hey, who's the new guy?", asked somebody.

"I don't know", said someone from the other cubicle.

"He kinda looks weird", whispered someone else from another section.

"Yeah, he doesn't look like any of the other groups", said another.

"Maybe he was put here by mistake because he certainly doesn't look like he belongs with us and there doesn't seem to be a designated area for him", remarked Tines.

"So, what's your name?", Spooner asks the new guy.

"My name is Jacques, Jacques Couteau".



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36 comments:

  1. Spooner, Tines, Couteau. Clever, 00odozo. Very clever. Almost cleaver. So, are you one of them Frenchie-Canadian ex-patriots?

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  2. Wonderful, compact and filled with charm....bkm

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  4. BonyMike: Ha! I thought I left it too vague and cryptic. Not French, no just plain Canuck. "Cleaver"? *groan*
    ;-)

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  5. dufus: A double **groan** to you - and a red card! ;-)

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  6. Forken untensils! Great Magpie!

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  7. ha. nice write. a unique and enjoyable take on the prompt...

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  8. Hey brenda: Heh heh - thanks! You got me thinking about pickerel again!

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  9. RA: It's silly really, but thanks!
    ;-)

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  10. Hi brian! Thanks - it came from a childhood memory.

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  11. Heh heh...! I enjoyed the cool tool incorporations here! Well done indeed!

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  12. This just slipped right in ..so clever and fun..good for you!!

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  13. Lena: "Cool tool" - I like it! Thanks!

    Lyn: Thank you too!

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  14. willow: I strive to make everyone smile, if not giggle, once in awhile! Thank you for the prompt!

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  15. Elise and Tumble: Thank you both!

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  16. once again ...so funny and clever! Loved this!

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  17. kathe: Glad you enjoyed it. Thanks!

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  18. I had to read it twice :)

    Once they get to know Jacques, they'll realize that he's quite fun. A real cut-up actually.

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  19. CheesyMike: Now that was very cheesy, Mike.
    ;-)

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  20. Quite the clever Magpie! I enjoyed it.

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  21. cosmoscami and Helen: I'm glad you both liked it. Thanks for visiting!

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  22. You got me! Technically on vacation from Living Boldly .... in and out of town way too much to be a good blogger. But there is something about Willow's photos, I can't resist. I travel to GA, MN and MO before summer's end .... OH in the Fall. Hope I have some energy left!

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  23. Form the tines of a fork...humorous Magpie!

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  24. Helen: Oh, good. I thought I got you confused with someone else! Yes, the maggies are hard to resist! Enjoy the rest of your vacation!
    ;-)

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  25. Aoife: Thanks and thanks for dropping in! But, um, how on earth do you pronounce your name, if you don't mind me asking?
    ;-)

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