Wednesday, 21 September 2011

100 words for Grownups

The starter for  100 words for Grownups. this week is ...out of the mouths of babes.... , this made me smile as children are so often funny and /or poignant in their sayings.

All in a day's work.

 All was quiet in the room, the sound of scratching pencils, the murmur of voices, the occasional squeak of table or chair. Gradually the noise began to rise, as it does. The relaxed atmosphere was spiced with a pinch of ... something going on. She gave the room a cursory glance, then turned back. She issued gentle directions and suggestions. The hint of something going on became stronger. She looked across the room. She started with revulsion. She saw two small boys with pencils sticking out of their nostrils. “Darius, made me do it!”  Out of the mouths of babes...

This actually happened yesterday!