The Kitchen

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Atongo is a house boy who drinks his Boss' wine with impunity then adds water 2 cover his tracks.

His Boss became suspicious & decided 2 buy pasties (a French wine that changes color if u add

water; just like dettol). Unaware of this, atongo, drank from d wine as usual & topped it up with

water. Immediately he added water, d pasties became milky & he knew he was in trouble. When d Boss came back & saw the changed pasties, he

knew he had nailed atongo. Atongo knowing he was in trouble decided 2 stay put in d kitchen when his boss came home. The Boss having told

his wife what he observed now swung into action.

"atongo!", he called from the sitting room.

He answered: "Yes, Boss".

"Who drank my pasties?".

Atongo: No answer.

The Boss asked again: still no answer.

Then d Boss went to the kitchen 2meet him there:

"Are u insane or what? Why when I call, u say "yes boss" but when I ask you a question u don't

answer me?

" atongo retorted, "hmmm oga (boss) when u are in d kitchen u don't understand anything at all, except your name" "Is that so?" asked the boss,

"Okay, go to the bar stand beside Madam, while I go into d kitchen; & then, you ask me a question"

atongo accepted. When his boss was in d kitchen he shouts: "Boss". "Yes, atongo" Boss answers.

Atongo then asks, "Who goes into the maid's bedroom when Madam is not at home?" No answer. D boy shouted again: "Boss, I say who dey sneak into d maid's room when madam no dey house?" No answer. The Boss runs back from the kitchen shouting "Wonders shall never cease!

Atongo, It is true o, when one is in the kitchen, one does not hear anything, except one's name."

D wife now very angry, interrupted, "that's not true. It's a lie! Without argument." Atongo asked if she'll enter d magic kitchen 2 be tested. She agreed.

Atongo asks madam, "Who's junior's biological father? Me or d Boss? "Madam rushed out of the

kitchen. "This kitchen needs 2 b fumigated...

;-) regards to Gabriel Nii Sowah for this piece.

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