A Doggone Shame

Posted on January 6, 2014 10:51 pm under Microfiction
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Vintage guitar: $5000
Degree in music theory: $80,000
Opposable thumbs: priceless (81)

Dreams of fame scattered in the face of reality. Duke would never be a Nashville Cat. (86)

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This week’s word was theory.

3 Responses to “A Doggone Shame”

  1. Tammy Says:

    So clever, both of them!!

  2. Pat Says:

    The first one reminded me of a TV commercial that we’d see often ten or 15 years ago, ending with: “Priceless. So cute! That is one special dog—opposable thumbs!

    Maybe Duke could be a Nashville Dog.

  3. Jim Says:

    The high price of higher education is not priceless. Poor fellow, that would be hard to sleep after spending all that money and getting nothing he can use.