Before the Christmas rush saps all your strength, it's time to write a 55 word story. Make sure you share with the g-man. Good luck...and happy shopping. I'm staying home. :)
“You’re full as a tick.
Keep airing your lungs and you’ll end up a cottonwood blossom,”
Jim growled at someone in the distance.
“You understand that?” Sam asked in a puzzled whisper as Dean nodded.
“What does it mean?”
“Means we never should’ve gotten him that Cowboy Dictionary for Christmas.”
“Igit!” Jim huffed in disgust.
I admit it: I love cowboy slang. I once read a cowboy dictionary and some of these terms never left my head. Translation:
Full as a tick: very drunk.
Airing your lungs: cursing
Cottonwood blossom: a man who’s been hung