Thursday, October 02, 2008

All Sorts

“You’d think imps were an endangered species the way those two carry on,” said Jasfoup, closing the door on the television lounge where Wrack and John were engaged watching the latest leatherman DVDs. “Breaking news, lads, there are thousands of imps and not likely to be a shortage any time soon.”

“Besides,” said Harold. “They’re both male.”

Jasfoup frowned. “So?”

“Doesn’t there have t be a female imp involved?” Harold shrugged. “I remember John’s mother. I wish I didn’t.”

“Vile.” Jasfoup nodded. “She was, too. She put sweeteners in my tea once.”

“There you go, then. They need a female to breed.”

Jasfoup shook his head. “No,” he said. “They could always adopt.”

Painting 'We Three Kings' by Brian Whelan


aims said...

Had to read this a couple of times before the ah! and then a number of follow up ahs! after that first one!

Vile indeed - who puts sweetener in tea let alone sugar? Isn't there a law against that somewhere?

Leatherdykeuk said...

It was a bit oblique, wasn't it? Sorry.

aims said...

Oh no - don't be sorry. It was absolutely wonderful to understand it after reading. In fact - many hehehehe's followed the understanding.