Seventy eight words

for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt where the given word is Caboodle and the limit, 78 words.

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Our village policeman won’t patrol at night, he’s scared of the dark so I deputise.

I’ve got the whole caboodle.  A mobile phone, a torch which is also my truncheon, and a water pistol – hardly a Glock 45, but who’d know? Also, Flighty Flora lends me her furry pink handcuffs. Once on they’re near impossible to remove, as I recently discovered! 

I’ve just heard Nellie’s knickers have disappeared from her washing line. Fear not, I’m on the case!

 

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18 thoughts on “Seventy eight words

  1. Sunra Rainz Oct 2, 2021 / 22:11

    Oh, you’re so the man for the job, Keith! I hear you came highly recommended! 😀 Hilarious as ever.

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  2. WildChild47 Oct 3, 2021 / 00:10

    I do so enjoy your sense of humour and imagination! Cheers!

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  3. Bill Oct 3, 2021 / 16:36

    You send this Yank to Googlesville to learn that our billy clubs, nightsticks, and batons are British truncheons. My father used torch (and shillelagh), so I got the flashlight word. Nothing like giving a bit of a tap with Scot’s rung or an Aussie’s waddy, now is there?

    Another fine and funny story, Keith. You know so many interesting people. 🙂

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    • Keith's Ramblings Oct 3, 2021 / 16:45

      I originally used baton, but then changed to a very British truncheon wondering if it would receive a reaction! Seems amazing how many terms there are for something you bop people on the bonce with!

      If all the folks I write about were real I’d probably end up in the loony bin! Cheers Bill.

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      • Bill Oct 3, 2021 / 17:13

        I understand every bit of that. But panty raids were (are?) very real things. 🙂

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  4. Dora Oct 3, 2021 / 18:05

    Keith,
    What needs the neighborhood fear? This cop is on the (knickers) case! Great fun.
    pax,
    dora

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