You Bought Her What?

If you haven’t already done so, then please read the ‘100 word challenge’ prompt for this
post here, where you can also find links to other responses to it. And then read on.

“You and Sal going to come to the party, then, Geoff?”
“Hey, is that an official invite? To what do we owe the pleasure?”
“Anna’s twenty-first.”
“Help! What you bought her, then?”
“A piece of corundum.”
“You bought her WHAT?”
“You heard. And yes, it’s what she asked for.”
“But… hang on… that’s what they call that stuff we use in the polishing shop…”
“That’s right. So, are you coming, or not?”
“Too right, we’re coming. I can’t wait to see this.”


“… And this lovely girl – Anna here – has said she’ll marry me.”

On Anna’s finger was a beautiful, pink sapphire, engagement ring.

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1 Response to You Bought Her What?

  1. Nice twist at the end – wasn’t expecting that! Well done!

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