Monday, November 06, 2006

The Rainbow

My wife and I had just finished eating at a local restaurant. We had one of those meals that come with a small desert. The waitress asked me what I wanted and I said, “Orange sherbet.”

She asked, “How about some rainbow sherbet?.”

“Ok…” I said thinking that a taste of lemon and lime would be nice.

When she brought our deserts she put a dish of orange sherbet in front of me.

“I thought you were going to bring rainbow sherbet?” I asked.

“I did” she said, “I just took it out of the orange part of the rainbow.”

© 2006 Robert Allen Hill

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