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Talking Dictionary830. Shark Bait Beats Mega Bet


830. Andrew said, "Well, we didn't win again, honey." Lorna said, "Of course we didn't win 'again.' We never win in the first place. How many times have I told you that your chance of winning the lottery is about one in 280 million? How many times have I told you that you have a better chance of a shark swallowing you whole? That you have a better chance of getting to Hoboken by flapping your arms?" He said, "C'mon, nobody can flap their arms across the Hudson. That's impossible!" She said, "So's winning the lottery." Next day, Lorna asked, "Why the big grin?" Andrew said, "I took your advice. No more lottery. Instead, I bought insurance from Lloyd's of London. You'll be a rich widow if a great white has me for a taste treat." She laughed. "Well, next time you go wading, just remember to put on your sunblock." 3.6


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