Sep 29 2004

Fictionlet

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“Well this is an unexpected missive,” I said, reading from the screen. “Dear Gerg: Get smooth, touchable skin in just six days!”

Brigid laughed. “Ha! Even if your skin was smooth, where would you find someone who wanted to touch it?”

Doing my best to hide the mortal stab at my heart, I replied, “I was rather referring to the fact that they spelled my name ‘Gerg.'”

“Oh,” said Brigid. “Oops.”

Another day, another kick to the head. I decided that my best bet from here was the coffeehouse around the corner.

-The Gneech

NOTE: This is the first of the Brigid & Greg Fictionlets. However, there is an earlier entry here that was basically a B&G entry before B&G existed. You can also a complete listing of the B&G fictionlets and related posts here.

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Nov 13 2003

Then Hemingway Punched Me In the Mouth

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He looked at her quizzically.

“Look,” she said, “it’s very simple. If you’re at the top of a long slope or cliff, you have potential energy. If you’re rolling down the slope, or falling off the cliff, you have kinetic energy.”

“Yes,” he said. “But what if you’re at the bottom of the slope, down deep in the valley, not moving at all?”

She gave him a look that would cut paper. “Well then you’re just sad.”

He sighed. She was always cruel about physics.

-The Gneech

PS: Five bonus points if you can catch the reference in the title of this post.

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