Friday, February 22, 2008

Tim...something. Tom? NO! WILL! Now, what was his last name?

I laughed and laughed and laughed. That weeping, shuddering, silently roaring laugh that there is no way to stop. Tears rolled down my cheeks, I had a coughing fit, I laughed some more. Oh my goodness, it was funny.

And there's no way to explain why. The way he said it. The stabbing finger on "no! Will!" The bemused end of the statement. I was convulsed with laughter.

Later, at the lunch table, I nearly started in again, just at the memory of it.

Good Lord, but it was funny.

3 comments:

purple_kangaroo said...

This is probably a really dumb question, but was this something you saw on TV or something that a person you know said?

Andy said...

Was there an index finger pointing straight into the air, like something out of a soap opera comic strip in the paper? That's my favorite thing to do when I make a point or remember something.

liz said...

The stabbing finger was pointing straight at me.