Tis true, tis pity, and pity tis tis true

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Tis true, tis pity, and pity tis tis true

Post by bell » Tue Apr 27, 2010 4:15 am

“Jeeves,” said Bertie Wooster, “knows the answer to any question.”
“Really?” St-John Hollingshead inquired.
”Really,” Bertie asserted.
“Let us,” St-John said, “test the validity of this proposition. I shall hide. You shall interrogate Jeeves regarding my whereabouts.” With this, Hollingshead departed.

Stairs creaked overhead presently. “Blighter’s off to the roof,” Bertie thought. “Unwise, what, in this blasted weather.” He called Jeeves in.

“Jeeves,” he began.

“Yes sir,” Jeeves replied.

“I’ve a question …” he continued.

“Yes sir.”

There was an awful, rending scream.

“Good God! What was that!” Bertie exclaimed.

“E flat,” said Jeeves.

There was an awful, wrenching thud.
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Re: Tis true, tis pity, and pity tis tis true

Post by mrsmica » Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:26 pm

? I don't understand what happened

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Post by ROU Killing Time » Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:05 pm

Blown off the roof
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Post by strawman » Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:19 pm

Moral of the story:

Thou shalt not put Jeeves to the test.
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
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Post by swamp » Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:51 pm

"Off the roof? I say, Jeeves, I've always considered St-John to be a somewhat down-to-earth sort of chap."

"Yes, sir."

"He seems to have taken that to a new meaning, what?"

"It would seem so, sir."

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Post by Travelin Corpse Feet » Tue Apr 27, 2010 4:19 pm

That was beautiful.

Question: was there a pun intended in the last line? "E-flat" = "He('s) flat"
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Post by bell » Tue Apr 27, 2010 4:20 pm

He lay on the pavement with the air of a man who had been told that it was fashionable to wear cobblestones rather snug around the ears this season.

Travelin: I excel at unintended puns. AKA Freudian slips.
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Post by strawman » Tue Apr 27, 2010 5:57 pm

Travelin Corpse Feet wrote:That was beautiful.
Question: was there a pun intended in the last line? "E-flat" = "He('s) flat"
Or it might have been his apartment number
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
Known Some Call Is Air Am
Spoiler:
Non sum qualis eram = "I am not who I will be"

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Post by bell » Mon Aug 22, 2011 3:25 am

This drabble turned out to be too long for

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so I shortened it to 420 characters, and they took it, for Issue 95 (about 7 weeks from now).

Wheee!
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What would have been written.
Spoiler:
If they hadn't died first.

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