A 100 word play
June 11, 2012 § Leave a comment
Speaker: Ladies and gentlemen.
Associate: Ninety six.
Speaker: We have been permitted to speak only one hundred words on this stage.
Associate: Eighty one.
Speaker: So my associate here will keep track of how many words we have remaining.
Associate: Sixty five.
Speaker: My intention is to perform a fantastically succinct monologue that will inform and enrich you, the audience.
Associate: Forty six.
Speaker: How many do we have left?
Associate: Thirty eight.
Speaker: That can’t be right.
Associate: Thirty two.
Speaker: Wait, are you counting the numbers you are stating?
Associate: Twenty one.
Speaker: Twenty one? That’s not enough time to entertain people.
Speaker: Hang on.
Speaker: Wait! Have a good night, every…
(This was submitted to http://100wordplays.com, the only rule being that play could only be 100 words long.)