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Uncle's Advice

Published by DARREL | Monday, July 16, 2018 11:04 PM


100-words. First line: "So what da buggah said?"


So what da buggah said?
Coach said, “Can try again if I like.”
You see. Can.
No use. No can. I no can.
Remembah da book, you used to like? Da small choo-choo train pull da whole line of cars up da hill. All da big trains tell “No use.” Or “No can.” Or “No like.” Da small train da only one try um. He tell himself, “I tink no can, I tink no can…”
Ha, ha! Uncle, da train went tell himself, “I think I can. I think I can…”
Yeah, yeah. You get um. Can! “I tink no can. I tink no can…”



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