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#JusJoJan prompt the 10th – “Cheese”

(FICTION) (Thanks to Jill at  and Cheryl at for the prompts)

Order. Order. The meeting will please come to order.


We won’t bother with the minutes of the last meeting; the matter of Skippy’s garbage being pilfered by his ex-wife is trivial compared to what we have going on today.

Voice from the back of the room: Well if Skippy would just pay his child support!

Voice from the right of the room: Damn Skippy! Let’s listen to Exalted Leader!


As I was saying. It has come to the attention of the board members that the Tall Ones can no longer be trusted. So we believe it is time. Puddles, bring out the rocket.

Puddles: Yesth, exthalted leader.


The board has decided we will, forthwith, enter the rocket and go to the moon.

Voice from the back: I’m not getting on that thing with Skippy!

Skippy: I’m going! You can have my garbage! Woohoo! Sucker!


As I was saying …

Voice from the front: Why the moon?

Puddles: Becauth itsth made of cheethe, of courth.

Voice from front: Beg pardon?


Puddles is a brilliant scientist, but he lost his front teeth in an unfortunate accident with a fishing pole and a peanut.

Puddles: Don’t asthk.


As Puddles was saying, the moon is made of cheese, and … Wait! Stop! Order! Order! I am your Exalted Leader! We must board the rocket in an orderly fashion! I call the Royal Order of Rats to order!!!

(Jill’s prompt was “What if the moon was made of cheese? ” and Cheryl’s was “Damn Skippy.”)

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