There Was, In Fact, A Sign

Avatar Author: The Pig King Read Bio

“Hey, do you know where the bathroom is?”
“No, but there’s a sign over there.”
I looked toward where he had pointed; there was, in fact, a sign.
“Thanks.” I paused. “Wait, but if you know where the sign is, how do you not know where the bathroom is?”
“Oh, I’m not from your planet, you see. I come from a place many galaxies away, and am here for research purposes. I’ve only just figured out how to speak your language, let alone understand your strange pictorials. I’m still not quite sure what a bathroom is, to be honest. I only assumed that, since you were looking for one, the sign over there would indicate its location. I apologize for any inconvenience it may have caused you.”
“Oh, don’t worry, it’s fine.”

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  1. Avatar bespectacled

    So is the galaxyman being sarcastic or not?

  2. Avatar The Pig King

    Yes.

  3. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    uh-huh.. so.. back away slowly.

  4. Avatar Akheloios

    I think I’ve been on both sides of this conversation, and I’ve never known which of me to feel worst about, snarky me, or oblivious to signs me. Now I’m in an existential crisis and low of coffee.

  5. Avatar Sir Bic

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    Pig, “yes”? – Hilarious!
    “What would you like to drink, coffee or tea?”
    “Yes.”

    Bespectacled, take Elsha’s advice []o)

    Elsha & Paul: My (sarcastic) sentiments exactly.

  6. Avatar zxvasdf

    The Pig is king

  7. Avatar Cassandra St. Ives

    Interesting. :)

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