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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Humor  |  House: Booksie Classic
My childhood in retrospect. 100 words of juvenile humor.

Submitted: September 16, 2015

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“Lemonade, mister?”

“Why, thank you, dear young lady.” The distinguished subrbanite paid a nickel and took a sip.

“How refreshing!” he complimented, basking in the picturesque vision of idyll, summertime leisure. Norman Rockwell could do no better.

“Thank you. I made it myself.”

He bought another glass. “Ah, youth! I used to sell lemonade, too.”

“Mine’s called ‘Caveat Emptor.’”

The gentleman marveled at the worldly vocabularly of one so young as he drained his glass. The tart, tangy taste conjured such vivid memories….like when he had once filled his pitcher with….

His eyes bugged out in dawning comprehension..

 


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