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How Do I Look?

“You look terrific,” she told him. “Fantastic, even.”

“You know,” he said, “I *feel* fantastic. Maybe even marvelous!”

“Whoa, hold on. I don’t know about marvelous… Fantastic is one thing. Marvelous is something else entirely.”

“Oh.” He shuffled his feet awkwardly. “Well how about… wonderful?”

“Sure, I’ll give you wonderful.”

This story was based on the prompt “fantastic” at TypeTrigger.

Selecting Synonyms

“I know how pretty I am,” she crooned. “Tell me something else about myself.”

“Ah,” I said. “You’re just so… attractive, really.”

“No, something else!” she insisted.

“You’re… pleasing to my eyes?”

She glared.


She softened, but was not yet appeased.

I wish my next attempt hadn’t been “pulchritudinous.”

This story was based on the prompt “something else” at TypeTrigger.


“I have never before encountered such impudence!” blustered the King. “It is an affront! It is an outrage! Insulting! Degrading! Disrespectful! I should have you put in the stocks, clapped in irons, hanged, beheaded! You’re just so very, very… Well, impudent!”

“My most humble and sincere apologies,” said the imp.

This story was based on the prompt “never before” at TypeTrigger.