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Chuckles rolled out of bed. He was depressed after losing his circus job, which closed down. Next stop: the dreaded rodeo.

He stepped into his slippers, which were filled with shaving cream. His son hit him in the face with a pie as he walked down the hall. His daughter sprayed him with seltzer water.

He was so distraught he tried hanging himself with his scarf, which he kept pulling out of his pocket with no end in sight.

He cried as his wife patted him on the back and he knew she'd just placed a "kick me" sign there.

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    Christopher almost 2 years ago

    I can't sleep and this is what goes through my mind at 4 am when I'm sleep-deprived.

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    Neville Hunt almost 2 years ago

    Chuckles here😀

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    Jamie Clapperton almost 2 years ago

    Seriously glad I wasn't holding a hot drink when I read this Christopher! :-)

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    Christopher almost 2 years ago

    Thanks for reading, Jamie. :)

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    Steve McBrevity almost 2 years ago

    Oscar for best funny short story today!

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    Christopher almost 2 years ago

    Thanks, Steve! I accept on behalf of myself!

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    Drew Martyn almost 2 years ago

    Wonderful, Christopher! I don't know how many times I've read this in the past hour or so, and it gets funnier each time :)

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    Christopher almost 2 years ago

    Thanks, Drew!

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    Ginette Kiff about 1 year ago

    Brilliantly funny.

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    Christopher about 1 year ago

    Thanks, Ginette!

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