Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Conversations

CSO: Don’t forget there’s a lot of fruit in the fridge.
FWP: What did you buy?
CSO: Lots of stuff.
FWP: You could be...more specific.
CSO: Well, there’s the clementines, and the grapes—
FWP: Whoa. Tweak that a bit and it’s a title for a historical novel: “The Clementines and The Greeks.” Political intrigue and assassinations in fourth-century Asia Minor!
CSO: Naah, keep it the way it is. In fact, you could add something: “The Clementines, The Grapes, and The Cherimoyas!” Now there’s a title!
FWP: Going for a global conflict, eh?
CSO: Think big, I always say.

1 comment:

  1. I usually respond "Could you be less specific?"

    It gets the point across in an amusing way.

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