Darling

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“Boy, old man Dietz is fit to be tied.”
“What’d Tonya do now?”
“How’d ya know it’s Tonya.”
“Who else would it be? She really knows how to get his goat.”
“Is it serious?”
“Maybe, you should have seen him, he was red as a beet.”
“Well, what the hell did she do, Mark?”
“Called him ‘Darling’.”
“Oh, sweet baby Jesus, she calls everyone ‘darling’ or ‘hon’. She worked at a truck stop in Ohio once.”
“Well he doesn’t know that. Hey, I know, Kate, why don’t you call him ‘Hon”. Then when he starts to flip out, you tell him it’s just a friendly term like ‘Darling’ and doesn’t mean anything.”
“Maybe, if you call him ‘Dude’ first.
“Dietz! Are you crazy?”
“My point exactly. Tonya’s a big girl, she’ll figure it out. Maybe she can bring him a slice of cherry pie.”

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Tale Weaver – #233 – Darling

Thanks to Michael at Mindlovemisery’s Managerie for the prompt.

4 responses

  1. Sounds like a case of flipping the script. Good dialogue, Ted.

  2. Good going Ted, felt like i was with some of my family with that chat lol

  3. Well done Ted, great response to the prompt. Thanks for adding your thoughts this week.

  4. A fun twist on the take. I enjoyed it and can visualize the whole scene.
    I went a tad more serious (only 99 words though) with My Darling, …

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