488. Outside the box
© Bruce Goodman 10 February 2015

Dwayne’s parents booked him in for a creative writing course over summer.

“It’s good for you to be able to express yourself both clearly and creatively. Especially if you become a lawyer like your father. You have to think outside the box.”

Grudgingly, for two weeks of lovely summer weather, Dwayne was commanded to turn up to attend. He wanted to go surfing instead. He quickly made a discovery. He could totally annoy the tutor. Like you wouldn’t believe.

“Ouch!”, “Shit!”, “Shoo!” and so on, are called ejaculations, syntactically speaking.

Dwayne thought this seriously funny. He was kicked out of class on the first day. He went surfing.

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