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Six Sentence Story: Smoke

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The daughter often spoke freely of her latest teen heartthrob, so the mother was not surprised to be greeted that morning with the question.

"Do you know who is smokin' hot?"

The daughter, however, anticipated the  customary response of, "No, who?" and was startled by what she actually heard.

"Yes--your dad!"

"Eww, Mom, don't you ever say that again!"

"You asked the question."

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Although I often use real-life experiences as inspiration for my responses, in order to keep from further embarrassing any of my children, if you ask me about this incident, I will have to respond with, "I can neither confirm or deny this conversation occured." (Though I do find John attractive!)






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  1. So funny. Our daughter is at that stage right now. She wants us to kiss and hug - so she says - but if we do, we get the requisite "eeeewwwww!"

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  2. lol
    What a light and agile Six! Very tricky to keep the surprise ending under wraps.... nice!

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  3. Every kid thinks we "just got here."
    Good and realistic story. It's great fun to make the kids feel a little uncomfortable but let them know mom and dad are in love.

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  4. Whether that happened or not, it would be a great way to possibly end a repetitive question. Very funny. Good one.

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  5. Smile inducing :) Always funny to see kids reactions in situations like that, I mean grownups are never... hot lol

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  6. It fun to embarrass your kids and watch their cheeks go pink!

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  7. I think a teenager invented the expression Ewwwwww!. I enjoyed this six sentence story. Creative ways to change behavior are always welcome.

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  8. Wonderful! Children won't admit it, but they are happy their parents love each other.

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  9. Hahahaa! I firmly believe this happened. To you.

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