63/100 Days of Creativity: True Love

‘Recoiling in disgust when you realise you’ve drunk from an eccup could be rendered obsolete by scientists who are confident that people will soon be able to replace lost teeth by growing new ones,’ says the TV health reporter.

‘…Tests have shown the technique to work in mice, where new teeth took weeks to grow. “We’re confident it will work in humans,” said Professor Deekay…’

‘Eeeeww! Sounds like a mad scientist experiment gone wrong. Even though I’m looking forward to growing old with you Duncan, I’d rather have you gummy than watch you grow new teeth,’ said Rachael to her husband who didn’t hear a word she said.


For 100 consecutive days I will write and post a short story (about 100 words) incorporating a randomly selected word from Afterliff: A new dictionary of things there should be words for.

Today’s word:
eccup n.
The mug that nobody uses because Grandad once kept his false teeth in it.

Tomorrow’s word:
cashel n.
The bowl in which small useless foreign coins are kept.