Friday Fictioneers #49: to let out the pressure when you’ve eaten too much.

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Ooh she said, I should never have eaten that much.

Do you want a screwdriver?

You mean a drink?

No, a screwdriver. Why do you think your belly button’s where it is? With a line across it?

Because that’s how my umbilical cord was cut?

You don’t believe that do you? It’s to let out the pressure when you’ve eaten too much. All you need’s a flat-head.

Phooey.

All right, I’ll prove it to you.

Moments later he was back with a flat-head.

Now, lean back, he said.

Where did that chandelier come from? I haven’t seen that before. Ohh…


Friday Fictioneers is a weekly photo-prompt flash fiction challenge, curated by the wonderful Rochelle Wishoff-Fields, and open to anybody. Full details here.

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