With silent acknowledgment, they raise their
"En guarde!" The blood thirsty yell could be heard echoing across the barren field. A challenge!
The clash of weapons rings out, filling the air! The challenge is met! The battle has been joined!
The girls circle each other, their swords grasped double fisted. Beating each other until their writs are numb with shock and their shoulders are aching with strain.
Finally, the younger girl starts to weaken. The elder sees her chance and moves in for the kill.
She draws her sword high above her head and swings it around, sticking the death stroke.
"Touche!" She yells!
My sisters and I used to play this game all the time. And I'm not sure how it started, but for the longest time, we thought that's what you were supposed to say when you 'struck' someone with a sword. Fencing style.
I can just see my mother laughing her ass off in the kitchen window now.
Because it would be hilarious watching kids poke each other with sticks of wood yelling, "TOUCHE!" At the top of our lungs.
Were there any fun word games you used to screw up as a kid?