The Name – Trifecta Writing Challenge

The challenge is to write between 33 and 333 words using the third definition of a word. See the website www. trifectawritingchallenge.com for more information and to see more entries.

Exhaust

1.  to consider or discuss (a subject) thoroughly or completely

2.  to try out the whole number of <exhausted all the possibilities>

‘Jennifer.’

‘That was your last girlfriend’s name. Get lost.’

‘Stella.’

‘Your mother’s name? You’ve got to be kidding!’

‘Penelope.’

‘Pitstop? Geoff, there’s a book of names there. Surely you can find one better than that?’

‘You are insufferable. If you don’t agree to one I’ll keep going until we exhaust every suggestion in the entire book, even if it takes all night.’

‘What if it’s a boy?’

‘For heaven’s sake, it’ll answer to whatever name we choose. How about Fluffy?’

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13 responses to “The Name – Trifecta Writing Challenge

  1. Ha! So much irritation in that last line, and I can see why. Not an easy process.

  2. lol Fluffy! One of my kids succumbed to a grandparent’s name. But we all like it.

  3. Hahaha! Choosing a baby name is the worst. Good thing pregnancy lasts nine months because it takes that long to make a decision.

  4. your last girlfriend’s name… I love it!

  5. Fluffy for a boy? I can think of worse. Very fun!

  6. lol, remember well that same discussion that would go no where with both our boys…

  7. I’ve heard worse… Great take.

  8. Draug419

    lmfao Fluffy :3

  9. Haha! My daughter is Estelah. I vote Stella. 🙂

  10. kz

    enjoyed this conversation ^^ i remember Penelope Pitstop from cartoon network haha

  11. Bee

    Fluffy is awesome. It could work for a boy or a girl! 😉

  12. Well, you’ve got nine months, give or take.. might as well go through the whole book! Nice Write!

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