The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence

50 Words

Is That A Penis?

Thrifty Word Challenge 50 #74: Penis

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My parents cannot talk about The Crying Game without laughing hysterically. They took my mother’s parents, may they Rest In Peace, to the movies to see it.

“Is that a penis,” my grandmother exclaimed, and my grandfather sunk down into his seat as everyone including my parents burst into laughter.

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Melissa R. Mendelson

Melissa R. Mendelson

Horror, Science-Fiction and Dystopian Short Story Author and Poet.

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