Sunday, May 2, 2010

Microfiction Monday: Misheard word

Welcome to Microfiction Monday, at Stony River: a writing life, where a picture paints 140 characters, or even fewer.

[Hate counting letters and spaces? Try Design 215's character counter, which will count for you as you type. Microsoft Word will count for you too, of course, as part of its word count feature under the 'Review' tab.] Here's this week's picture, and my story to go with it:




Sorry, Ted, my mistake. I could've sworn Mom said she wanted us to sing "Roman in the gloamin'." Is it too late to change into a kilt? (135 characters)

Here's the story behind the real Roamin' in the Gloamin', if you're interested.

Have a great week, all!

19 comments:

  1. Now I laughed out at this, Roman in a Gloamin, Too Funny.

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  2. Well, at least he got an apology.

    This one was fun!

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  3. I can see how a mistake could be made.
    I've actually heard the song,so very long ago.
    Nice take on the ROMAN theme!
    Good job.

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  4. Brilliant! LOL

    There's my son as his future adult self -- homynyms are his worst (and omnipresent) enemy. Sometimes it becomes hilarious.

    So I loved these roamin' Romans!

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  5. Fantastic, Michael! I do love those "roamin' Romans", too! have a great week!

    Sylvia

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  6. Now this is what I call great Monday Microfiction-- BRAVO!

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  7. A very clever play on words!

    I joined in for the first time this week. :)

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  8. It is so important to listen to what mom MEANS rather than what she actually SAYS . . . ha ha!

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  9. Roman in the gloamin. Great pun.

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  10. No matter what name you use, they're still skirts on men! :)

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  11. good story and thanks for the link to explain. i'm always curious and love to get the answer.

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  12. Very SMART MM!
    Mine is here
    Happy Monday!
    hugs
    shakira

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  13. http://itistimetothinkformyself.blogspot.com/2010/05/microfiction-week-2.html

    here is mine!

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  14. LOL, always a delight to see a good pun, and this is brilliant!

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  15. http://jingleyanqiu.wordpress.com/2010/05/09/sunday-special-awards-for-remarkable-memes-and-participants/

    Meme participation award
    Happy Sunday!

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