The Bicycle – Tom Mahoney
870 words Humour
Certain tests must be passed. How difficult can it be to assemble a bicycle? And as for following instructions, what self-respecting man would do that?
My wife stood on the porch as I pulled into the driveway. “Did you get it?” she asked. I wrestled the box from the car. “Right here.” She smiled. “Perfect.” Then she frowned. “Why is it in a box?” “I didn’t want to pay the assembly fee. It’s a scam.” “You sure you can put it together?” “Do you think I’m an imbecile?” She nodded. “Sometimes.” “Well, not this time.”