Word of the week: irksome
“Bob, use your head,” mother always said. He grew up to be a helmet tester. Mom was proud.
(92) - Pat
Bob’s job was testing football helmets. In this line of work he used his head, but he would have rather used his mind.
(119) - Pat
Bob found it irksome to be laughed at while doing helmet testing. He would eventually prove that something stronger than leather was needed.
(140) - Pat
Years of helmet testing took its toll on Bob. One day he went berserk and tested the helmet on the laughing CEO.
(114) - Pat
Dream of Bob
Some day they’ll have non-human dummies to do this testing.
(59) - Jerry
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