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55 - Operator

"Delaware sixty-five ten, please."

"Chesapeake seventy-eight nine one is also very nice."

"Delaware sixty-five ten, please."

"Are you sure? Sometimes once you've called, you find you don't want to talk to that person after all."

"Are you telling me I don't know what I want?"

"No, lady. I'm telling you I can't reach the connection!"

About Friday Flash 55: The challenge is to write a complete story in fifty-five words. If you've written a 55-flash, go let The G-Man know!


G-Man said...

Whats changed in the last 100 Years?
Other than talking to a real operator?
Loved your 55 Ann
Thanks for playing, you know I just LOVE a story, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

February 9, 2012 at 11:13 PM
Jinksy said...

Long arms essential for this job! LOL Nice 55

February 10, 2012 at 3:51 AM
Brian Miller said...

one ringy dingy
two ringy dingy

February 10, 2012 at 6:41 AM
Alice Audrey said...

lol. Smart @ss.

February 10, 2012 at 9:43 AM
author.nara.malone said...

Now there's a job I would have really screwed up. How did they keep track of where all those wires go?

February 10, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Maxwell Mead Williams Robinson Barry said...

well played 55,
happy weekend.

February 10, 2012 at 9:54 PM
Doctor FTSE said...

Excellent little story, using dialog quite brilliantly.

February 11, 2012 at 5:58 AM
Steve Isaak said...

LOL, lively, excellent.

February 13, 2012 at 7:58 PM
Linc said...

I think I've been given hints like this in a fast food line... and been similarly confused!

March 25, 2012 at 8:24 PM

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