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NaHaiWriMo 2018: hot-water bottle

Mum’s Warning after Burst Hot-Water Bottle Scalds Her Bum

Mum’s scalded bum!
she arrives at the ER
in a Star Wars robe

Of course a painful injury is nothing to laugh at, but the patient herself said, “I know it’s not funny now but it will be. I am just absolutely mortified that this whole thing could have been avoided.” (

NaHaiWriMo 2/24 prompt = hot-water bottle.

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4 thoughts on “NaHaiWriMo 2018: hot-water bottle

  1. It’s funny now, I hope! :)

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Yes — me too! _/|\_


  3. That poor Mum’s attempt
    To get warm and snug made her
    Land in hot water

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