PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll
THE MISTAKES OF OTHERS
He tried to raise his head from the floor, but someone had turned the gravity up. He’d just lie here and ask Whatzizname, the jock, for assistance. Whatzizname??! What was his name? This was silly. He just got a bank statement…. Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday dear…. Jerry. Yeah, that was it – Jerry.
He vaguely recalled a frat-party that included beer-pong and tequila shooters. He also remembered some nice man…. Dad – telling him to concentrate on his university studies, and not attend such bashes. Right, Dad – when the bleeding in his eyes cleared up.
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I credit 1950s/60s comedian, Shelly Berman with the inspiration for this cautionary tale. Click here if you’d like to hear some classic comedy about The Morning After The Night Before.