Wednesday, November 30, 2011

How I Met Al

When I poked into Joe's Americium Barium Grill, I wasn't looking for Mr. Uminum, but he fixed me in his steely gaze. I felt my spirits zinc. He was tall and bronzed, and spoke in a tinny voice. "If I had a nickel for every time you coppers have the brass to come here looking for me ..."

"Ore ..." I interrupted. "I might be looking for that missing mineral shipment from Bolivia, but that's none of your bismuth."

"I oughta fill you full of lead..."

Ironically, he never finished that thought.  A sudden power surge forced us both to reboot.

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