What Happened Was



“Brian Chester Tibbs, do you take Melinda Karen Carrolls to be your wife?” asks the officiator.

“Well, what happened was,” says Brian with an apologetic smile, “I couldn’t get the Honda to start, not the Ford, the Ford always starts, but my mate had it that Tuesday because he was gonna move some furniture out of his Mom’s and the sectional couldn’t fit so I said he could borrow mine, but then he was half-way to Springfield when he got a flat and I’d already used the spare back in September, so now he was up the creek, wasn’t he?”