The Wager

A married couple are sat at a table.

In silence.

Until two houseflies land nearby.

“I bet you the left one moves first,” says one.

“You’re on!” says the other.


The wife then shoos away both flies—who disappear at exactly the same time.

“I win!” says the first fly.

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Reflections of Silver said...

That's 49 words; here's a 50th:

"A married couple are sat AT a table."

Nice one!!!

Reflections of Silver said...

Ooh, here's a 51st:

"“I bet you the one ON the left moves first,” says one."

Gotta lose 1 then.

ThriftyWords said...

Thanks, Reflections of Silver: Have amended the story. TW

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