acebauer (acebauer) wrote,


- I don't know what to tell him.

- The truth.

- But I really didn't like what he wrote.

- Was it badly written?

- Not at all. Excellent pacing. Fun vocabulary. Impeccable grammar.

- Was it dull?

- Oh no. Riveting, in its way.

- So what was wrong?

- You know how you despise bananas?

- Yeah. So?

- This was an unblemished banana, neither under-ripe nor over-ripe, that a banana-lover could peel easily, and that tasted exactly how a perfect banana should.

- Ugh.

- Exactly. So. What do I tell him?

- It was a perfect banana.
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