Trifextra: Hyperbole Hangover

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Hyperbole Hangover

Greta looked like she’d been hit by a bus. She sat at the dining table and stroked her throbbing temples.

“Never again,” she declared woefully. “I can no longer drink like a fish.”


This is my submission for this weekend’s Trifecta writing challenge, in which we had to write exactly 33 words that contain some hyperbole.


Image credit: © Viacheslav Anyakin /


38 thoughts on “Trifextra: Hyperbole Hangover

    1. Thanks! I don’t normally drink like this either, though I did sometimes in my youth. That said, I had a reaction like this to drinking a small amount of whisky over the holidays (which is something I had never touched before – and will never touch again!).

    1. Ain’t that the truth! I have a friend who used to write “never again” vows (often on beer labels) regularly. Not very effective, but I’m sure she meant it at the time. 🙂 Thanks for commenting!

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