The family went to the beach and splashed into the water. Grandma refused to swim, for she was afraid of sharks.
She walked on the sand under the shade of the coconut trees. After a gust of wind, a coconut fell on her head.
It killed her on the spot.
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27 thoughts on “A 50-Word Story a Day Keeps the Boredom Away #82”
Wicked. Just wicked 🙂
Are there Aussie coconuts aunt? Do be careful!
ah irony…. swimming with the sharks or a pleasant walk under the coconut trees…
Aww. What a sad ending 😦 Really! :*( I guess she learned then…. …
No coconuts in Amsterdam. All is well! 🙂
Many in Haiti though! And they’re TASTY! 😀
Coming from an island country, I know well (and have experienced) the dangers of coconut trees. Amazing story, as usual. 🙂
Where you come from?:)
I’m from the Philippines. 🙂
I remember this one time during a beach party, a rather large coconut fell on my friend’s head who just happened to be just idly standing under a coconut tree. He survived though, but I did educate him about Murphy’s law afterwards. Haha
Oh, my..! Foolish he who misjudged the power of a coconut tree…! That even rhymes 😉 Thank God he’s ok though. I’m sure you stay away from coconut trees 🙂
Oh yes, I have grown to fear them after that little incident…amongst other things.
Coconut juice is nice though. 🙂
Research has been done… coconuts falling from coconut trees kill yearly more people than shark attacks.
You can’t escape destiny…?
Poor Grandma, killed by the Hatted Boy… Thank God you haven’t killed me yet!
If I will ever attempt to kill you, it will not be with a falling coconut…
oh, I really love this one! xxx
I’ll take a coconut to the head over a shark’s teeth any day.
Come to think of it, I’d do the same.
Top short! Over here in places, sometimes there is concern for Bunya Nuts falling from Bunya Trees.
Trees are still, and yet so dangerous!
Haha 😛 Poor Grandma.
Aww she should’ve swim instead. Or just play with the waves. 😀
You put de lime in de coconut, you drink ’em both up. ( coconuts always remind me of that song, lol)