Timing

“What time is it?”

“Two hairs past a freckle.”

“What?”

“Two hairs past a freckle.”

“…?”

“I’m not wearing a watch, you see.”

“Right…”

“So I looked at my wrist, where a watch would be, and saw a couple of hairs net to a freckle… so I said ‘two hairs past a freckle’. You know?”

“Oh right.”

“Yeah.”

“…So can you check your phone, or something?”

“Sure… it’s 2:30.”

“Thanks.”

© Carl Burkitt 2018

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