Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Remote Controls

“Edna, it’s not that hard,” Ed scolds. “The long black one works the TV, the short black one controls the cable box, and the silver one’s for the sound system.”

“This one doesn’t work,” Edna declares. “The battery’s probably dead.”

Ed inspects the TV remote, shaking his head as he sees the keys light up brightly. “Which button did you push?”

“All of them,” Edna answers sheepishly.

“Yikes. This time it appears you’ve changed the input source, muted the sound, and initiated the channel scan.”

Edna laughs. “Whew. At least I didn’t order another boxing match on pay per view.