January 9, 2021 – Day 9


Almost as bad as choosing the wrong word is focusing on the wrong point. da spouse was looking for a Pork Roast they had left in the fridge to defrost – while looking for it I found a pot roast in the trash (long story, short- Autistic Brother-in-Law decided that the roast did not belong in the fridge… and picked a new place for it)

My argument was ‘what is the pot roast doing in the trash?’ da spouse’s was ‘That’s beef, not pork.

Today’s Prompt: Two points of view that are focused on the wrong thing

Author: mtdecker

Just your average writer- which is to say, I have a full-time job developing and testing software.

One thought on “January 9, 2021 – Day 9”

  1. “To-may-toe” the bartender, stressing the second syllable.

    “No, it’s to-mah-toe,” the server answered.

    “I bet you think it’s fruit too,” she sneered.

    “Well of course, its a fruit, only simpleton would thinks it’s vegetable.”

    She started to say something, but I spoke up to stop this before it went any longer, “Can I just get my damn bloody Mary?”


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