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Rated: E · Fiction · Comedy · #2210035
Flash Fiction
"Enter the vehicle,"
"Andiqondi"
"Is that your name?"
"Andiqondi"
"Okay Andy. Now you get in the driving seat." When the instructor got in the passenger seat, the learner took the hint. "Now, check the gear's in neutral."
"andazi ukuba ndenze ntoni"
"You do speak English?"
"English, yes please."
"GEAR STICK" the instructor shouted, pointing.
"Gear stick, yes please." The learner grabbed the stick and wiggled it.
"Now, start your engine"
"Ingaba ufuna ukuyaphi?" the guy said, starting the engine.
"Mirror, signal, manoeuvre." The guy tore off into traffic without any checks.
"Wow! Slow down." The wheels squealed as they rounded a corner, skirted around a mini roundabout, then tore off down a narrow street.
“You’re going the wrong way.” Cars came at them and luckily the guy skidded into a yard.
"Me taxi driver now?"

135 words
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