A Poor Choice Of Words

“I can’t believe you told the Butcher’s Union that,” shuddered re-election director Fitzgerald.

Councilman Winton sighed. “I only said they’ll get their pound of flesh.”

Outside, hundreds of butchers sharpened their knives.

Fitzgerald winced. “I think they want more than a pound.”

About EagleAye

I like looking at the serious subjects in the news and seeking the lighter side of the issue. I love satire and spoofs. I see the ridiculous side of things all the time, and my goal is to share that light-hearted view.
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23 Responses to A Poor Choice Of Words

  1. Ohhh… oops! Ya think? ha ha! Great micro story! 🙂

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  2. Gina says:

    The moral of the story? Don’t cross guys with knives! Fun story!

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  3. luckyjc007 says:

    Oh my! The pressure is on now! I doubt very seriously that a retraction made by Councilman Winton would be of any use. “Open mouth, insert knife!”

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  4. Liv says:

    Oh dear! Don’t turn your back!

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  5. Cyn K says:

    I guess campaign promises came back to bite him in the ass – or is it stab him in the back?

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  6. Stacie says:

    Ha! I don’t really feel sorry for him.

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  7. Donna-Louise Bishop says:

    The wrong people to mess with I think!

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  8. innatejames says:

    Butcher PAC! Like the double entendre on ‘”pound”. You are always clever with word play.

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  9. theinnerzone says:

    I enjoyed this too. As always, great, original take.

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  10. Lyn says:

    And they’ll even “throw” in some steak knives for free 🙂

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