Humorous text that may seek to amuse or enlighten, including satire and parody.


Pigs is Pigs

American Short Fiction

by Ellis Parker Butler

Railway agent Mike Flannery wants to charge the livestock rate for a shipment of two guinea pigs. He refuses to accept the lower pet rate saying “Pigs is Pigs.” The grumbling customer complains to the railway company. Meanwhile while the guinea pigs reproduce and eat in Flannery’s stationhouse.