Mondays Finish the Story : Uncertain Origins

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Photo taken of an old photo in 2014 © Barbara Beacham
Photo taken of an old photo in 2014 © Barbara Beacham

Uncertain Origins

The family had no idea that little Luigi would grow up to be such a successful businessman.

The choice of Luigi was a mystery as his Dad was a Yorkshire Postmaster and his Mum confectioned dresses for the villagers to supplement the family income.

No Italian connections whatsoever.

He didn’t eat a pizza until the age of 13 and liked neither pasta nor ice-cream.

At school he was regularly taunted: “Mamma Mia itsa Luigi!”

But he never rose to the bait and bided his time patiently.

His revenge came much later as a trader.

“Imma gonna make you an offer you canna refuse!” he would say with his mock Italian accent.

(99 words)

This is my entry to Barbara Beacham’s Mondays Finish the Story. It’s a great way to start the week!

Don’t forget to read the other entries by following the link above!

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