Shellybanks Educate Together National School, Sandymount, 4th Class, Fighting Words Wicklow, 15 June 2022
One morning, in the autumn, Jeff left his house to go to work. He lived on the outskirts of the city, and in the morning it was busy with traffic. He finally arrived at the massive skyscraper in the middle of the city where he worked, and he ran in with papers scattered all over the floor.
“Sorry I’m late!” gasped Jeff.
“I don’t care, I’m late for a meeting, bye!” grumbled Mr Big Bucks.
As Jeff was walking to get coffee during his break, he came across his friend, Mr Smart the Penguin.
Jeff noticed that Mr Smart was wearing his usual outfit of a cute dicky bow, little monocle and tiny top hat.
“You’re looking very smart, Mr Smart!” exclaimed Jeff.
“Do you like my outfit today?” questioned Mr Smart.
“You wear that every day,” sighed Jeff.
“Well, I got a pay rise, so I was able to clean it for once,” bragged Mr Smart.
“Oh, come on!” moaned Jeff, “That was the last pay rise of the month! Now I’ll have to wait for the next one. Have you been robbing banks recently? Why does the boss always wink at you?”
“Er, I-I-I think I’d better get to work!” stuttered Mr Smart as he waddled down the hallway...