Fifteen men on the Dead Man’s Chest Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!
Selling eternal life is an unbeatable business, with no customers ever asking for their money back after the goods are not delivered.
Got plans for the rest of the day?”
I looked back at him and my heart just stopped. Then it just started again thudding erratically. What the hell does that mean? I feel like I’m having a heart attack.
“No plans,” I whispered. Test drive your mattress? Let me pretend to be a Skittle and you can taste my rainbow? Fifty Shades me? Please! Oh, holy horror, I’m freaking losing it.
Caroline stamped her foot in frustration, but when it landed, it landed on something considerably
less flat than the floor.
“Owww!” he yelled.
Oh! His foot!Sorrysorrysorrysorrysorrysorry , she mouthed.I didn’t mean it.
“If you think I can understand that,” he growled, “you’re crazier than I’d originally thought.
The first time they’d met, in this very pub, he’d hit on her using so little finesse, she’d been forced to ask if he was kidding. Granted, they’d both had a few too many drinks that night, but nothing excused the line, “I’m not drunk, I’m just intoxicated by you.
Look in at the Drones and ask the first fellow you meet ”Can the fine spirit of the Woosters be crushed?” and he will offer you attractive odds against such a contingency.
He’s not that smart.
The old agility was still present and the passion was undeniable, but it was the wobbling of the gut, the puffing of the cheeks and the profuse sweating that lent the performance its true magic.
Men can beat each other to a pulp and still walk away friends. With a woman, once an enemy, always an enemy. Women will sit like a spider, for years, waiting for the chance to strike. They never forget and seldom forgive.
That sounds terrific, thought Cary, just you, your comatose wife your shell-shocked son, and your daughter who hates your guts. Not to mention that your two kids may be in love with each other. Yeah, that sounds like a perfect family reunion.