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Superstition is a Way

AP reporter Jane Swift said, “Miss Devereaux, you rose from horrendous poverty to running a top 500 fashion company in just a few years. How do you explain that?” “The usual,” said Marie Devereaux. “Hard work. Dedication.” “Now critics are … Continue reading

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Do As I Say…

Phoebe returned from school, disgusted. “Eighth marriage proposal this week, Mom. This is crazy! Am I really that pretty?” Giselle nodded and produced a basket of old photos. “It’s time you knew. Your grandma was an alien.” “Eh?” “You’re part … Continue reading

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Keep It Simple, Stupid

Little Brian and a lawyer were the only people in the park when a spaceship landed. An alien emerged, held up a silvery device, and said, “With this I can grant any desire. What would you like little boy?” Brian … Continue reading

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Most Unusual Brownies

Efrem inherited rare mystical magic powers from his father, but his true love was cooking. The test to enter the School of Cooking was simple. Make brownies. So, Efrem put every fiber of his being into the food. When he … Continue reading

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Fertilizer

The ivy, growing outside the abandoned building, turned to the trumpet vine and said, “At first I thought this was a mistake.” “Why?” said the trumpet vine. “The intelligent plants growing inside are thriving, and will soon take over the … Continue reading

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The Terror

“OMG,” said Brittany. “Her butt is so big!” Though new to the school, Brittany’s looks ensured she was popular, and she used that popularity like a terror weapon. “Don’t talk about Angie’s butt,” hissed the girls around her. “It’s not … Continue reading

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That Time of the Century

The gargantuan dragon had proven impervious to human weapons and still demanded a virgin. General Cavendish saluted fifteen-year old Genevieve Holder with a tear. “Your sacrifice will not be forgotten.” Genevieve shook with fear, but bravely entered the cave entrance. … Continue reading

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