Wheel’s a fortune

Car wreck, ca 1920. Public domain photo.

Car wreck, ca 1920. Public domain photo.

“Hello, operator?  Yeah, gimmie Odenton 571.  Hey, that you Bob?  Listen, I need you to get here right away, right now see?  The High Street, yeah.  We had an accident; damned wheel collapsed.  What?  No I’ve got no idea how it happened, the design should’ve worked.  Listen Bob, we’ve gotta keep this out of the damned papers.  Jim’d pounce on this if he knew, and sell his design as an alternative…”


“Alright boys, gather round the automobile!  Dat’s right, now I wantcha ta smile for all dem ladies dat’s gonna see you in the papers t’morra!  Watch da birdy!  Oh well, least one of you smiled.  Watcha lookin’ at dere bub, you seen a lady checkin’ you out already?  Good for you…front page?  I dunno, I jes take the pitchers see.  Hey, dat Jim Callaghan over dere?  Who’s dat he’s talkin’ to?”


“Worked like you said Mr Callaghan, fell right apart.”

“Good, now scram.”


About TheImaginator

35 year old sciolist living in Tokyo. I like swing dancing, Twitter word games, writing, using Stumbleupon.com, reading, and watching movies. I write stuff on my blog occasionally.
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2 Responses to Wheel’s a fortune

  1. Harliqueen says:

    Awesome 😀 Went with the picture really well 🙂

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