I Once Knew a Woman With a Second Chin Named "Also Svelte"


"40's making me fat," I said.

"You're not fat," the Palinode said.

"Thank you, but I'm the one who's been eating all my feelings and ignoring the undone button on my pants."

He laughed.

"So, you are going to pretend I have one chin and tell me I'm svelte, okay?"

"Well, alright," he said, "but what am I supposed to say to all the other chins if they ask?"

Ba da bum.

Well played, jerk. Well played.

157/365: Poor Consolation

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