I was lost and afraid in the cold North country, trying to find cover from the wind.
Actually, it only seemed that way to me, as I have lived in South Florida for over thirty years, and the locals I had seen were wandering around in light weight slacks and polo shirts.
It was a good thing I stopped a few miles back to fill my tank with gas, check the tires and oil, etc.
It seemed like the perfect time to try the prototype teleportation device I had in the trunk. I unloaded it and said:
“Go to Ecuador.”
The machine deposited me just in front of a red barn door, just a short way down the road. What had happened?
I checked the display which read:
“You are now at the Equus door.”
Well that is a glitch and not very helpful I thought to myself.
Then I decided as it was still warm at home to tell the machine to take me there. So, I said:
“Go to Florida.”
I ended up right next to a big plant, still in a very cold place. I again checked the display, and this time it read:
“The closest I could come to flora duh, was this dumb plant.”
I gave up then and found a nearby shed for shelter, and didn’t tell the machine to go to hell, like I really wanted to.
When dealing with voice activated machinery, be careful of your enunciation.
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