[18] Googling

“Freddie?” Mrs. Price asked.

The young boy picked his head up off the desk. “Yeah?”

“I was hoping you could tell me the capital of New York.”

Freddie rolled his eyes. “Albany.”

“South Dakota?”

“Pierre.”

“Alaska?”

“Juneau.”

Mrs. Price tilted her head. “Been studying?”

“Nope, just Googling. It’s way faster.”

Published by Justin Deming

I live and teach in the Hudson Valley region of New York. My fiction has appeared in Emerge Literary Journal, Flash Fiction Magazine, Free Flash Fiction, Spelk, The Daily Drunk Magazine, and elsewhere.

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