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F like Fedifraction…

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The kid has a point, Honey!

Sarah turned to Mark with a stare that spelled ”Shut up, NOW!”

The young mother had made sure, from the start, that her toddler would try all kinds of food, so he wouldn’t become picky. There was only one, easy rule. ”You can’t say you don’t like it, unless you tried it”.

It had worked just fine, until that lunch. Mark had boiled some eggs, and set their plates, not giving eggs to Sarah. Ben had noticed, and protested.

Now, he was pleading that Mom was breaking her own promise.

Rule, Ben… Not promise!

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This year, I am dedicating my A to Z Challenge to 100 words pieces of fiction, based on unusual (sometimes a little obsolete) words. If you’d like to get the full list of my challenge posts, just click here.

 

6 thoughts on “F like Fedifraction…

      1. ”If someone is fedifragous then they’ve broken a promise or pledge, or they’re faithless or disloyal. A fedifraction, likewise, is a breach of an oath or a broken promise.” – the definition I came upon 🙂

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