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
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