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Joe and Henry broke into a liquor store one night for some quick cash. Henry couldn't keep a job. He tried but he was very stupid and was never more than a week or two from getting fired from jobs he hadn't even applied for yet. Joe was just plain lazy and was not only the brains but the brawn for this operation. They were brothers. Things turned ugly when Henry answered the phone when it rang. It was the owner of the store calling from his apartment across the street to find out what the hell those idiots thought they were doing. So Henry told him. Henry turned a deeper shade of blue as Joe squeezed harder and harder around his neck. "Why don't you get smarter!?" Joe raged, as his muscles bulged and striations showed through his shirt.. Henry tried hard not to laugh because he knew the lack of oxygen to his brain would make him stupider.

Date Written: January 25, 2007
Author: TheBuyer
Average Vote: 3.91667

Comments:
01/29/2007 qualcomm (4):
01/29/2007 Litcube (4): Striations.
01/29/2007 anonymous: check em, bra
01/29/2007 Master Bates (4): Both Henry and I tried not to laugh
01/29/2007 scoop: Man that guy really is stupid. It should be more stupider.
01/29/2007 scoop: I like how terse this is. No big laughs. But a nice little reversal. I wish that Joe fellow weren't so mean.
01/29/2007 scoop (3.5):
01/29/2007 Will Disney: Enjoyed the names.
01/29/2007 Mr. Pony (4): This is tragic, because he's just smart enough to know the thing about the oxygen.
01/29/2007 Klause Muppet (4): If Henry was "very stupid", how did he know "the lack of oxygen to his brain would make him stupider"? Hah! I beat the system.
01/29/2007 Klause Muppet: Ponyboy?
01/29/2007 Mr. Pony: Yeah, that's why it's tragic!