Dialogue


Stephen Hornsby-Smith

R- Crawling?

S- Just under a rock !

R- Don't look under it !

S- Don't look into it either!

R- You'd better have a better than that ?!

S- Tedium ! And when does it ever stop ?

R- Whenever you stop dealing the cards. So DEAL!

S- Emotional response get's you better cards ?

R- Every time !

S- More like schmuck it all over !

R- Henry will not be amused !

S- Epiphany's are us, just with the ....

R- ..................................................ex- mother in laws, and the multitude of........

S- Wives ? Where ever he left his crown was his home !

R- Poker or what ?

S- .......dot ?

R- And that was all she wrote...

S-...........................because she'd lost her head

R- You don't come back from a long term injury of that magnitude!

S- ..you never know, they could do a repair job these days?

R- Do you really want to resurrect another Anne prefers Berlin to Weymouth?

S-You couldn't resist it could you ?

R- You should have opened with that ?

S- I'm sure we all feel 30 pounds lighter but why the sly mister sly?

R- Take the intellect off your feet !

S- Now you 've got me thinking about weights and measures !

R- Tread carefully ! Dangerous waters !

S- That would be the piranha's !

R- Why don't you walk you through it ?

S- I've got a back ache !

R- Why the Reg ?

S- To dislocate your tongue ! WEEP and DREAM at the cards that mean me is a little richer !

R- Stop the season for your jibber-jabber !

S- With good reason !

R- Men are apes !

S- "Freud was wrong ? Men cheat because they're intimidated by their mother in laws ?" What are you saying ?

R- You said that originally !

S- But I never meant it !

R- Miss Science says you are ready for a Fabreeze replacement?

S- You mean... Juanita ?

R- You've given 'her' a name ?

S- I'm going to make a lot of money out of your 'fabreeze' that borders on an earthy cologne .......................from someone else's past..

R- You want to become a dealer !?

S-...............................old rope ! I want to become a supplier before someone steals my idea !

R- Sure ! Your idea ! New invention !?

S- I'll call it 'dope a..mean'?

S- What do you think ?

R- I'm ....very...very ..impressed, no, doesn't do it credit ,seems to undercut how......impressed ! I am truly...

S- It is multi-purpose too !

R- Whilst ...lifting heavy..... machinery ?

S- You can use it as 'TOOTH PASTE !

R- Now you truly have the world at your feet !

S- I know right!!?? R- Don't forget the patent...down at City hall and re enforce it by registering it at the police station ! Boy are you going to make friends !

S- They could use it in space ...as a...

R-...............................................as a...?

S- Personal support mechanism !

R- That would do it !

S- But why stop there ?

R- Limitless...and now I feel guilty that I've not been helpful in your discoveries !!

S- It wasn't your fault !

R- I ...disagree! And the comment about women in space..?

S- A gender free zone...'in space'?

R- Now the billboards are up in my imagination ! You are incredible!

S- I know, I'm sure women will be riveted?!

R- What ever slows them down takes away their frown ! And women will always be grateful for your idea of a 'space brothel too !'

S- It's all gold Randall !

R- ..........it surely is! There sucker ! Eat shit and die trying !

S- That's not exactly the present nomenclature for..

R-............................................................................Give me your money and I'll leave you with some shrapnel of political correctness !

S- I'm not sure that's actu....

R-...................................Hey ! Are we playing cards in which you will inevitably lose to the .....better player !

R- There it is ! All that lovely lovely !

S- You should have given me the cue to run away earlier!

R- How it must feel to lose and feel intimidated by me too !? Job done !

S- Back off ! Get away from my pockets !

R- You do not have a friend in low places do you ?!

S- Don't tell me about society !? I know society !

R- This is the part when you depart !

S- Just listen to yourself ?!

R- All that nonsense about patents ? All that space race,gender stuff? What a load of cobblers !

S- It threw you off th........

R-..............................the scent? really? Get over yourself !

S- Didn't you suspect I'd have some trick up my sleeve in which I had superior confidence in by all the bullshit I was coming out with ?

R- You can't rig the game ! Spock was right! BUT I DID ! I can now afford to buy you Full pint of beer !

S- You took the shrapnel to the cleaners all fir and square ! You deserve the copper mountain now in your pocket !

R- Next time can we play for higher stakes...............'mummy'?

S- No! I'm the ..

R- You are so not the daddie!

S- You own a personal fortune having swindled me out of all that was in my pocket !

R- You have bus money in your wallet!

S- You have money in all parts of the world, but not ANY LONGER !

R- That was too quick ! I hadn't even dealt the cards...

S-........................................................................but the cards have spoken !

R- Where was the switch ? Stitched-up or supplied with some...

R- What does she supply you with? A crystal ball or does she think she can strong arm a 'I will strong(ly) (h)arm her' ?

R- Did you divorce each other so you guys could keep together?

S- In sickness and health, for richer or poorer, till death us do part ! 'Part' with your slosh cos I' like the dosh !

R- I've self-evidently under-estimated the strength of the bonds of marriage !

S- Marriage can be a mutually successful confrontation, whereas after divorce,,you miss the mutually agreeable aggro ! We hate each other for so many reasons that we cling to each other !

R- Bullshit right!?

S- Absolutely !

R- Fucking bitch?

S- She liked you too !

R- Good to know !

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