Washed Up (Microfiction Monday #68)

Gnarly, dude!”

“Dude?”

“At last, your pal Susan‘s got a story prompt that features us!

“Um, dude …”

“In costume, no less! I always wanted to dress up like an old-time fisherman, wit’ the boots an’ the oilskins an’ the funny hats, goin’ after the mackerel …”

“So you could look like you smell, dude?”

Hey!! … What is that thing in the picture, anyway?”

“Man, that figures. It’s a bar of soap, dude. Y’wash yer body with it.”

“Huh? I thought body wash came in a bottle. I can see beatin’ on somebody wit’ a bar, or I can see drinkin’ a brewski at a bar, but washin’?

“It’s old-timey, dude. Like the guys in the slickers. Not to mention the sinkin’ sailin’ ship in the distance. The world before cell phones.”

No way!

“Way. An’ while you’re puzzlin’ that out, I’m doin’ the story Susan wants.”

“Y’see, Amos, they saved something.”
“Ayup, Elmer. Still, never sail with landlubbers. Not even their soap will float.”

“Is that what the ring thingy is?”

“Yeah. Prehistoric ‘flotation device’, as the airlines call your seat cushion.”

“Weird. But I guess that fits the moral.”

“There’s a moral?”

“‘Course, dude. ‘If yer gonna get washed up, be sure you come away clean.'”

“Dude.”

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11 Responses to Washed Up (Microfiction Monday #68)

  1. Peggy says:

    Super, dude , a picture and story ust made for you..
    Perfect!

  2. dianne says:

    dude! this was most excellent

  3. Kay Davies says:

    Wonderful. I feel as though I were there listening to the pair of you.
    — K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

  4. Pat says:

    I always enjoy your hilarious story-within-a-story MMs. You crack me up.

  5. Mary says:

    Dudes – you look good in rubber boots! lol, funny take.

  6. Karen says:

    Dudes! Thanks for the chuckle! :>

  7. Way to go, Dudes! Funny, as always. 🙂

  8. Loved your story! Great job, dudes.

  9. Mama Zen says:

    That is too funny!

  10. LOL! You’re funny. Thanks for sharing your artistic side with us.

    ¸.•´♥Elizabeth

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