MISCOMMUNICATION

orange duckling

MISCOMMUNICATION

People who speak with an accent often hear me wrong.

I went into a small Chinese Restaurant and ordered Orange Dumplings.  Imagine my surprise when I was served the meal in the picture!

Okay, okay!  That is the best I can do with orange dumplings!

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If I were a cook perhaps I would open a can of Doughboy biscuits and bake them with sliced oranges on top and orange crayons between them to give them a uniquely individual flair.  You must remember to remove the wrapping from the crayons, otherwise they will not melt in uninhibited fashion.

Now you see why I don’t have a cooking blog!

 

Prompt “Orange Dumplings”  by Michelle Cook  September Writing Prompts

 

About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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28 Responses to MISCOMMUNICATION

  1. ~M says:

    Orange crayons? Lol… 😉

  2. love the smell of crayons- not sure on the taste.

  3. calensariel says:

    LOL! I guess the question is, was it good? 😀

  4. I must say, your plate still looks yummy!

  5. Now I want to hear your say orange dumpling. X-D

  6. oneta hayes says:

    I guess you can you met your match. 😀

  7. dawnlizjones says:

    That’s MY kind of cookin’! You can eat at my table anytime!

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