To Coin a Phrase

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Humor  |  House: Booksie Classic

Cliches and how to avoid them... maybe :-)

Another of my micro-fiction stories.

To Coin a Phrase

“You’re making a mountain out of a molehill.” I said. “It’s just a storm in a tea-cup.”

“It may not be important to you,” he replied, “but sometimes you just have to have your say.”

And this from a guy who never took sides in an argument -- ever.

“I agree.” I told him. “You need to choose your battles.”

“There you go again!” he yelped, exasperated “You just cannot help yourself, can you?”

“Now what’s rattled your cage?” I asked, baffled by his agitation.

“Cliches.” he said. “You always talk in clichés!”

That took the wind out of my sails.

 


Submitted: May 01, 2015

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Chris Green

Beautifully crafted and witty flash fiction. Nice work.
Regards
Chris

Sat, May 2nd, 2015 7:47am

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Thanks, Chris. It's a genre I really enjoy working in.:-)

Sat, May 2nd, 2015 5:03am

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