?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Fictionlet

"Howard Cosell was a lawyer before he became a sportscaster," Greg said.

"Oh God, no," said Brigid. "Don't do this to me."

"It's true! He got his degree from the New York University school of law. He also served in World War II, attaining the rank of Major in the Transportation Corps, but it was his analytical and intellectual approach to sportscasting that made him such a ground-breaking figure."

"Really."

"Really! He was known as 'the Edward R. Murrow of sports' -- pretty prestigious! Alas, he was taken from us in 1995 by a heart embolism. But his legacy lives on!"

"My fascination knows no bounds."

Greg pursed his lips. "Have you no curiosity?" he demanded. "I suppose you're not interested in Vinko Bogataj, either."

"Vinko who's-a-whatsis?"

"Vinko Bogataj. The 'agony of defeat' guy."

Brigid pinched the bridge of her nose and scrunched her eyes closed. "Go away, Greg," she said. "Go away. You give my brain PMS. Go away before it gets cramp."

"Fine, fine," said Greg with injured bravado. "I'll go. But someday you'll be playing Trivial Pursuit, and wish you had listened to me!"

-The Gneech

<-- previous B&G
next B&G -->

Comments

( 4 comments — Leave a comment )
exatron
Dec. 8th, 2006 02:48 pm (UTC)
It's like a conversation with my father, but somehow bearable because Greg points out that the knowledge will only be useful in trivia games.

It also reminds me of a Trivial Pursuit game I played where I had to ask two very awkward questions about human anatomy.
kylet
Dec. 8th, 2006 03:41 pm (UTC)
Well, feh. PMS of the brain is a great way to tell someone they're talking too much, but I think I'd get funny looks if I tried to use that one.
laurie_robey
Dec. 8th, 2006 03:48 pm (UTC)
I have a lot in common with Greg.
nekura_ca
Dec. 8th, 2006 04:44 pm (UTC)
I have a lot in common with Brigid here. ^_^
( 4 comments — Leave a comment )

Latest Month

October 2019
S M T W T F S
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

Tags

Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Tiffany Chow