The exterminator tried four formulas, but failed repeatedly to eliminate the ants, and he still expected me to pay.
When I complained, he said, “Let’s try an experiment.”
So I put cyanide in his coffee and laid his body across the ant bed.
That got rid of the little rascals.
Award-winning author Paul Lees-Haley has written for Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Mystery Weekly Magazine, Shotgun Honey, Kings River Life, Bewildering Stories, Near to the Knuckle, Flash Fiction Offensive, The Higgs Weldon, The Alabama Writers Conclave Alalitcom, Hypertrophic Literary, Fifty Word Stories, Voices, G/C/T, CoEvolution Quarterly, Short Story, Trial, Spectrum, and many dozens of psychological and legal journals and magazines.