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One-Liner Wednesday – He’s at it yet again


This phone conversation between myself and my best friend, John, is a week old, but I saved it:

Me: I stabbed myself in the wrist today. With a steak knife.

John: Oh no! Are you okay?

Me: Yeah. I missed the vein by a couple of millimetres.

John: How did you do it?

Me: I was opening a box of my novels with a steak knife. It slipped and I almost killed myself.

John: You know, they’ll sell for a lot more if you’re dead.


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The rules that I’ve made for myself (but don’t always follow) for “One-Liner Wednesday” are:

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2. Try to make it either funny or inspirational.

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Author: Linda G. Hill

There's a writer in here, clawing her way out.

43 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday – He’s at it yet again

  1. LOL! Well, not the stabbing part, you know what I mean. 🙂


  2. I think my link succeeded, but I’ll put it here anyway–
    Looks like you have a LOT of great readers! I’ll have to check back and meet a few 🙂

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  4. You have to admit, he has a point…

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  6. HAHAHAHA! Fantastic!

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  7. Haha! He’s got a point. By the way, I don’t see a pingback to my post, for some reason, so here’s the link:

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  8. I discovered you, and this prompt, via Frank H’s blog–and boy am I glad! You, and your kids sound so delightful–I’m smiling, on the verge of laughing out loud…mostly re the hand pressed to head to try to stop excessive thought-production Anyhoo, I’m joining the prompt today–and following you, lest I miss something great. God bless you! 🙂

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    • Haha! Hope I don’t give you a headache! 😉 😛 🙂 Thanks so much for your lovely comment and for following! Do you have a link to your One-Liner post?


      • Hi Linda! It will go up after midnight…being a first-timer, I’m running a bit late–but I’ll risk saying that it will be worth it! I’ve included your link in the post, and your cool badge. This is Way Fun–I love short prompts 🙂 🙂


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  10. With friends like John who needs enemies?

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  11. HAHA! Thats nice, isn’t it? The sign of a good friend! 🙂

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  13. I was literally JUST reprimanded for using a steak knife to open a box. I really loved this conversation you had with your friend!!!

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  15. Oh no. I might do something like that with the steak knife, (by accident). Opening a stack of your books is pretty fun. 🙂

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  16. That is funny! My dad loves John Wayne, so much he gave my brother his middle name, Wayne. I wonder if he’d pay that much. 🙂

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  23. LOL – I can see why you like John with that quip. 😀

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  25. I missed a great headline, once again ….

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  28. Personally, I’d prefer you sell your novel while still breathing.

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  29. He has a point, Linda 😉

    But, let’s put profits aside on this one and keep the bleeding to a minimum.

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  33. I believe the award for thrillers is called the golden dagger…

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