Just Rolls Off The Tongue [fiction 175]

Nameless storefront

“How about Dolly’s Delicious Deli?” Dolly suggested to the other investors.

“Too much of a tongue twister.” Louis dismissed her idea.

“I like Slice of Heaven,” Lily said. “It is so simple and pleasant.”

Dolly threw cold water on that. “It’s a deli, not a whorehouse.”

You are all arguing about names,” Clyde complained, “but we haven’t even decided on our style of doilies yet.”

Silly Clyde!” Louis exclaimed. “No one would use doilies in a deli. They’d get all oily.”

“You don’t have to talk so loud, Lou,” Dolly said. “I’m getting a headache. What do you guys think of yodel music?”

“Hate it!” Lily said. “We should have soul tunes.”

Yes!” Louis agreed. “That’s idyllic.”

Clyde shook his head. “Y’all don’t have a clue about running a restaurant. Has anyone ordered food?”

“That was your job, Clyde!” Lily said. “I got the ice.”

“Great,” Dolly muttered. “Ice and soul. We’ll make a fortune. Glad I slid my life savings into this.”

“Hey,” Louis said. “Ice and Soul. That just rolls off the tongue!”

~*~

Written for Rory’s What’s Your Story Then?

Words made from deliciously: clue, Clyde, cold, deli, delicious, doilies, Dolly’s, ice, idyllic, is, loud, Lou, Louis, oily, silly, slice, slid, so, soul, use, yes, yodel, you

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13 responses to “Just Rolls Off The Tongue [fiction 175]

  1. This is going to be one big mess.

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  2. This is a great story. Youโ€™re very good at these Paula. ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ

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  3. I like Dolly’s Deli.
    I have a friend whose nickname is Dolly and she is a great cook.

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  4. Ha ha excellent – Ice and soul love it ๐Ÿ™‚ Great use of the word all the created words and the topic – nicely done Paula ๐Ÿ™‚

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