Back in five . . .What is this back in five . . .Five seconds? Five minutes? Five hours? Five days! what exactly does this mean.
Picture this . . .I went down to the corner store for some batteries for my mouse. I bought this new wireless mouse for my computer, thinkingit would be grand to not have a wire on a mouse, that i had to knock out-of-the-way, or it would get caught on something, pulling out of my hand or what ever the problems of having a mouse connected to a wire.
What ever the cause, i thought it would be nice to have a wireless mouse. But i misplaced the battery that came with it, or tossed it out . . .either way it could not be found.
The day was nice so i thought i would walk down to the store. But when i arrived there was a sign hanging in the window reading . . .BACK IN FIVE. The first thought that came to me was, how long ago was the sign put up. I figured it had to be minutes, at least. But i ended up standing waiting for 45 minutes and nobody came back. So i walked back home with no mouse and a full bladder, of course this was my fault, as it was i who drank three coffees before i left the house. The battery would have to wait.
When i returned back home, i noticed the red light flashing on the phone messages . . .Cool. The time on the message was 11:36 am. The time on the clock read 11:38am . . .The message was left by a friend who stated they would call back in five. [ 11:41 ]. SWEET! I have not seen my friend in quite a while. An hour later the phone still did not ring. What the hay . . .I went back to the store. I needed batteries. The store was still closed. I began to wonder if i missed the clerk or if the clerk can’t tell time. If anything i was getting excercise, the walk was long enough, plus it was downhill, so up and down twice, i hoped at least i would lose five pounds. There was no new message left on the phone, so i figured my friend had the same problem as the store clerk.
So there i was, unable to use my computer because i wanted to try a wireless mouse, and waiting for my friend to re-phone. FORGET THAT . . .I made my own little sign . . .Went to buy batteries be back in five. I laughed as i taped it to my front door . . .The drive to the city was at least a forty-five minutes, then i would shop, eat and drive back. MAYBE!
Right now i am busy, so . . .I WILL GET BACK TO YOU IN FIVE