CBCBooks on  Twitter CBCBooks on Facebook

All those numbers by @ReadyOwl

Stuck in an elevator as imagined by @ReadyOwl, who we know only by his/her Twitter handle.

Trixie stood sideways and sucked in her stomach for the ninth time since the elevator ground to a halt 20 minutes ago.

"Think they ever clean these carpets in here?" Trixie exhaled to the well dressed woman on her left.

"Doubt it" Ramona sniffed.

"You work in sales don't you?" Ramona enquired.

"Yes" Trixie jumped surprised that Ramona had ever noticed her before.

"You work in Accounting, right?" 

Ramona sighed, "Yes, somebody has to"

"Must be hard, all those numbers"

"Not so bad, we have computer programs that do most of the work."

Trixie looked around for something more to say, "Huh" was the best she could do.

"I bet they don't wipe those buttons down with disinfectant at all" Trixie ventured.

"Doubt it" Ramona rolled her eyes and looked at the floor display willing it to move.

«Read more picks of the day


Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.

set count down final date: 11/01/2014
set count up final date: 11/01/2014
show ENTER NOW menu 0