the five-pizza, Slinky bet

A few days ago a new jungle gym was installed in The Study. In addition to the regular slides and swings and hanging bridges, the gym included a tightly-wound, climbable Slinky.

Almost no one knew the trick a of how to make it to the top: it was all about weight dispersal. So let’s just say that Jason wasn’t thinking when Miss C bet Jason five pizzas that she could make it to the top within a minute. (If she hadn’t eaten recently — which was the case when she made the bet — her body was the pinnacle of dispersed weight.)

No sooner had Jason started his stopwatch when Miss C had already shown she’d make it to the top in record time.

Once she made it back down, Miss C placed her order. “That’ll be one jalapeño pepper pizza, one Hawaiian pizza, two mashed potato pizzas, and one of those macaroni and cheese pizzas Abril introduced us to awhile back.”

WHOMP WHOMP

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  1. Let me guess, Miss C is short for Miss Cobra?

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    1. You know, that just may be it! Funny thing is that I’ve never asked her what C stood for. I just accepted it when she told me her name.

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