Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Army Sizes

The generals Chi Wong and Chow Loo were having a discussion one day on the top of a hill overlooking the plains of their respective army camps. “My army is bigger than yours,” said general Chi Wong to general Chow … Continue reading

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The Backward Check

Albert Jones went to cash a check in a bank. The bank teller, named Bonzo Sludge, had just smoked some weed and his mental faculties were distorted leading him to wrongly read the amount written on the check, the numbers … Continue reading

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The Pirate Tombstone

It was a bright blue sunny Caribbean day with occasional fluffy clouds sailing by like galleons over an island with abundant jungle growth and a lively variety of bird chatter. “Look there, Arby. Isn’t that a tombstone,” shouted Pascal, assistant … Continue reading

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The Brimchester Football Bar

Marco Slivovitz, owner of The Brimchester Football Bar – dedicated to all fans of the honorable soccer sport – had just installed a perfect number of spherical beer kegs, painted to resemble footballs, which were placed around a large circular … Continue reading

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