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Drabble: The Language Of Vegetables


Title: The Language Of Vegetables

Author: badly_knitted

Characters: Ianto, Jack

Rating: PG

Written For: Challenge 284 – Floriography at tw100

Spoilers: Nada.

Summary: Ianto and Jack have a conversation while shopping.

Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.



Browsing the supermarket produce section with Ianto, Jack prodded at a lettuce.



“Back in Victorian times, lettuces symbolised cold-heartedness.”



If Ianto was surprised by Jack’s random comment, it didn’t show.



“So if you wanted to tell someone they were cold-hearted, you’d give them a lettuce?”



“Something like that I guess.”



“Bizarre. How about cabbages?”



“Profit.”



Ianto nodded sagely. “Sounds about right. Lot of money in cabbages.”



Jack laughed.



“So, if I were to give you this,” Ianto waved a cucumber at Jack, “What would that mean?”



“That I’m onto a sure thing tonight?” Jack sounded hopeful.



Ianto winked. “Could be.”



The End


Tags: drabble, fic, fic: pg, ianto jones, jack harkness, jack/ianto, torchwood fic, tw100
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