Saturday, March 12, 2011

Gosh, golly, dernet....

This post is a themed writing project challenge taken from Jenny Matlock over at off on my tangent.
Jenny says we can use UP to 100 words to tell a story.
It can be fact or fiction. Jenny posts a few words, a prompt that we work from. This weeks prompt is in bold italics.



He had never been accused of being intelligent...,

so when Private Gomer Pyle momentarily paused before gently and thoroughly wrapping the perfectly ripened banana with the rubber gadget he’d just removed from the Trojan package,

Lou-Ann Poovie his girlfriend breathed a sigh of relief thinking “Gee, he remembered everything he’d been taught by the Planned Parenthood rep about correct application. Doing it exactly like she said. Start at the top and roll down."

“He’s not such a dummy after all.”

 Lou-Ann gave Gomer lots of credit and much more that particular day.

Ten months down the road, she learned she’d been far too generous all the way around.

20 comments:

  1. How clever! I love your description of Gomer and the condom. Maybe it was his last one, given the result!

    This is funny and well written and very visual.

    Namaste.........cj

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  2. HA! This made me laugh out loud. What an original and funny take on the prompt. Loved it! Kat

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  3. Yep you can't rely on a banana! :D~Ames

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  4. Very good !!!

    Channeling Gomer Pyle...love it ! There are places in the developing world where people hung condoms in trees instead of using them properly. When the results team returned to check on the birthrate in the village, they were met by anger because the condoms hadn't worked ! ( true story )

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  5. You are just too funny!

    So well done, my friend.

    =)

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  6. Well, at least he didn't use it as a water balloon! Great take on the prompt!!!

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  7. Such a unique and creative take here on the prompt! Good one.

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  8. hahahaha. that was so good, in a PG rated kind of way. loved it.

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  9. Oh, I love this, especially "and much more." You've got a great sense of humor.
    xoRobyn

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  10. oh that was funny! yeah, those things just dont always work ... i know!

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  11. that was funny good start to my reading

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  12. This is a riot! Reminds me of a true tale I heard once about a 'family planner' who had gone to a village in India. One day he was explaining the proper use of a condom to a village farmer. The planner applied it to the bed post. Returning some time later he noticed that the farmer had a new child. He questioned the farmer about how this happened given his explicit instructions on condom use. The farmer replied that he had applied the condom each time he had sex with his wife...applied it to the bedpost ;-)

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  13. OMG, it takes some kind of talent to get Gomer Pyle and Planned Parenthood in one Centus LOL. Good job, ha, ha.

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  14. Super funny and well written. Loved it.

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  15. The truth is, it gets better with practise!

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  16. LOL! Awesome! I am looking at Gomer in a whole new light! Very clever take on the prompt! :o)

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  17. I am totally laughing my butt off here. This was perfect! Love, love, loved this!

    Thanks for linking a smile!

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