Friday, March 4, 2011

Yellow’s The Colour

“What a pretty colour of yellow,” said the doddering woman, snooping over the knitting project of a companion at the senior home.
     “Not sure if it’s going to be a boy or a girl,” the knitting woman answered tersely, annoyed at having her concentration broken.
     “Well, yellow’s the colour then, isn’t it? But, my dear, it’s bad luck to knit for the baby before it’s born!”
     “What! You want the poor thing to go naked until I can get something knit for it?” exclaimed the knitter, in exasperation.
     “Well, it’s a superstition, you know, I’m just saying….”

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