“Bob, after you’ve done the dishes, make sure you remember to take rubbish out to the bin. I’m going out for drinks with the girls. Be back later.”
“Oh and don’t forget, Hannah’s coming over dinner tomorrow. You don’t mind, do you?”
“She does so like that wonderful roast you make. You will be -”
“Of course, dear.”
“So sweet of you, Bob. Tata, and don’t wait up.”
“Have fun, dear.”
The two policemen stared down at the bludgeoned body.
“Couldn’t have been the husband, could it?” Detective Malloy said, twirling his unlit cigarette between his fingers.
“That uxorious little man?” his partner shrugged. “Hard to believe. But you know what they say about breaking points.”
Having or showing an excessive or submissive fondness for one's wife.
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Hi Anna - what an interesting "U" post. In fact, I had to look up the word first and then read your story - great! I really enjoyed your creativity with this post.ReplyDelete
Jenny @ Pearson Report
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Cool word! And a pretty disturbing little story!ReplyDelete
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did not know this word--great postReplyDelete
Love it! You had me at the word uxorious. ;-)ReplyDelete
Cool word. I hope not to have that type of partner, but it is a nice one to know and one that I will try and use in conversation... though I will have to look up the correct pronunciation first.ReplyDelete