Paper Speak with Forked Tongue
By Scott L Vannatter – 100 Words
Jimmy sat at the small wooden table in the “Far Eastern Foods” restaurant.
He was finishing up his meal when the waitress brought him a fortune cookie.
He opened the cookie and removed the small slip of paper. He read:
“It is happiness enough to know one is superior to the fork people.” He read it twice.
Then he stared at the plastic utensil in his hand. He looked at the table next to him.
Two teenagers had their chop sticks hanging from their noses while they snorted.
“Don’t think so,” he said as he tore up the paper declaration.