Bering It All

He: “That bicycle* pedal doesn’t feel good.”

She: “Doesn’t sound good, either.”

He: “No, it doesn’t.”

She: “Sounds like a bearing to me.”

He: “‘Fraid you’re right. Looks like I’ll have to go fishing.”

She: “In the Bering Sea?”

He:Yeah! How did you know?”

She: “Sweetheart, the story of human colonization of the Americas via the land bridge across the Bering Strait is an essential part of the 5th grade curriculum.”

He: “I see. Does that curriculum also discuss the role that the Bering Sea played in the inception of the Industrial Revolution?”

She “I don’t think so …”

He: “Or in the commercialization of striptease? After all, you were in Vegas …”

She: “Certainly not!

* That bicycle, together with Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba, is, as of 0900 HST, 26 October 2009, officially living on borrowed time. Next post.

  – O Ceallaigh
Copyright © 2009 Felloffatruck Publications. All wrongs deplored.
All opinions are mine as a private citizen.


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