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It Was a Gobble-Gobble Kind of Day (standard:humor, 906 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Nov 25 2018Views/Reads: 294/127Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I do not often say the right thing, but when I do, what a joy it is.

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“Oh,” I said rather hesitatingly, “I'm just chewing on a little bit of
meat I found in the refrigerator.” I thought that would solve the 
problem and for a while it looked like it did. 

I just got seated in my chair when she, looking at the turkey, said,
“Did you get a piece of this turkey to eat?” 

When you're found out, you're found out. And trust me, I was found out. 

Not all the lying in the world could get me out of this predicament that
I was in. 

I thought I had come to the end. She had caught me with turkey in my
mouth. I was sure I was in some deep trouble. 

Then she said something that totally surprised me. “How was that turkey?
Was it any good?” 

I like to take advantage of situations so I said, “That was the best
turkey I have ever tasted in my life.” 

With a smile, she turned and walked away. How I got away with that, I am
going to have to ponder for quite a few days. 

As I pondered my situation, I thought of a verse in Proverbs. “A man
hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, 
how good is it!” (Proverbs 15:23). 

I do not often say the right thing, but when I do, what a joy it is.


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