12 August 2022

Published August 10, 2022 by rochellewisoff

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Genre: Hysterical Fiction
Word Count: 100

YOU TALKIN’ TO ME?

“Did you know…?”

Dale rolled her eyes as she unpacked the picnic basket. “I feel a history lesson coming on from Rochelle-A-Pedia.

“Ahem.” Rochelle ran her fingertips across the rough picnic bench surface. “The word table is derived from the Latin word Tabula and its earliest models were mostly used by ancient Egyptians. Betcha didn’t know that.  Furthermore, through the years, wood workers and manufacturers learned how to customize and adjust furniture used in—”

“Betcha I didn’t care.” Dale gently knocked on Rochelle’s forehead. “Yoohoo? I’m thinking of another term derived from Latin. Tabula rasa.”

“Whassat?”

“Look it up.”

70 comments on “12 August 2022

    • Dear Vartika,

      For some crazy reason, your comments go to my trash file (which I check often because you’re not the only one.) As for Dale’s reaction, it’s a fictitious conversation between us. She’s teasingly calling me a know-it-all. 😉 Thank you.

      Shalom,

      Rochelle

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    • Dear Lee,

      Of course this is fictitious. I do tend to share my trivia knowledge. Dale and I do have a teasing relationship. I hope to one day enjoy her company in person. We have, however done many face to face messages online. Thank you.

      Shalom,

      Rochelle

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  • Rochelle,
    It’s funny how Dale’s reaction could read two ways – amused or impatient. Given what I’ve seen of the real Dale and Rochelle, I’m going to take it as the former, and assume this was the start of a fun meal out!

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