On Wednesday’s, Delores, from Under The Porch Light, has a meme which she calls
“Words for Wednesday”.
She puts up a selection of six words which we then use in a short story, if we are able.
Sometimes I look at her words and nothing at all comes to mind.
Sometimes a story suggests itself immediately.
It’s a fun challenge…why not join in?
This week's words are:
Here is my short story:
The gentleman at table three lost his temper. "For pete's sake! I was very specific! I asked for a ham and cheddar on whole-grain bread. This is a ham and swiss on rye. With hot mustard! And you're telling me I ordered this? No one has any honesty anymore. This is a flagrant mis-carriage of....of....of something!"
Just then his wife returned to the table and calmly told him to stop making a fuss as she quietly apologised to the waitress.
"but...but..." he spluttered.
She said, "you did order a ham and swiss on rye with hot mustard. For me, remember? The poor girl you're screaming at has simply put the plates in the wrong place. Here's your sandwich in front of my seat!"